Arora suicide case: accused brothers' bail plea rejected

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
  • Updated: May 19, 2014 22:30 IST

A local court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of property dealers and brothers Naresh Sharda and Ramesh Sharda in the suicide case of Chander Mohan Arora who ended his life on May 7 by jumping before a moving train.

The name of Sharda brothers was mentioned in the suicide note, in which he blamed eight people for forcing him to take the extreme step, of industrialist Chander Mohan.

On the basis of this, a case of abetment to suicide was registered against Yograj Puri, Neeraj Puri, Davinder, Naresh Sharda, Ramesh Sharda, Harish Verma and Rajesh Verma. Other accused are at large.

Murli Dhar, sub-divisional inspector, Government Railway police (GRP) and special investigation team in-charge in the case, was present in the court.

Meanwhile, other accused — Davinder Singh of Govind Finance and Harish Verma and Rajesh Verma —withdrew their bail plea.

"We have raided the residences of all the accused named in the suicide note. Even the family members of all of them were not there. We are tracking them and will nab them soon," Murli Dhar said.

GRP superintendent of police (SP) Ghuman said the police were trying their best to arrest the accused.

Industry bodies, family and relatives of Chandan Mohan Arora held a peaceful candlelight march outside the Government Railway Police (GRP) office in evening. The deceased's wife, Parveen, threatened to sit on hunger strike outside's the Punjab chief minister's office if police failed to arrest the accused within 72 hours.

The victim's family alleged that the police were working under political pressure as they failed to nab the accused even after over a week the incident took place.

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