Police stumble on clues, but no complete picture yet

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, SAS Nagar
  • Updated: May 25, 2014 11:35 IST

In its investigations into the murder of former Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) leader Rajwant Singh Shergill, the SAS Nag ar police have discovered that the car in which Shergill’s body was found had crossed the Chandimandir toll plaza at 8.15am on May 18, the day the leader was possible murdered.

It had crossed the toll in the reverse direction an hour later. An official said that the department could not recognise the driver.

Meanwhile, Kulwant Singh, the brother of the deceased, claimed that Rajwant had left for Delhi on May 18.

Police sources said that during preliminary investigation, it has been lear nt that Sector 69 in SAS Nagar has limited entry points and that the department had procured the footage of two more CCTVs installed in the nearby houses, where the car was spotted.

The footage has been sent to the crime investigation agency (CIA) for examination. On Saturday, a team of police led by SP (D) Gursharandeep Singh Grewal again questioned the female friend of Shergill, who was detained on the first day of the incident. She was questioned for an hour, but the police do not have any clues as yet.

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