Kumar and his seven accomplices had allegedly killed Gautam Sethi of Sartaj Nagar on May 30, 2010. A case of murder was registered against the eight accused. The police had arrested all accused, except Vimal. In June 2012, the court had declared him proclaimed offender.
According to assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Kapil Kumar, incharge at Sunder Nagar police post, Vimal, along with his seven accomplices, had entered into a clash with Sethi on May 30, 2010, and during the brawl, Gautam had received serious injuries, which led to his death.The main accused, Balwinder Singh, was arrested on the same day.