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Chadha brothers' killing: Namdhari interrogated

Anupam Trivedi, Hindustan Times  Dehradun, November 23, 2012
First Published: 19:21 IST(23/11/2012) | Last Updated: 23:19 IST(23/11/2012)

Delhi Police interrogated Sukhdev Singh Namdhari at latter's Bajpur residence in Uttarakhand on Friday. Namdhari who was present with the liquor baron Ponty Chadha at the disputed farmhouse in south Delhi last week said he was 'fully cooperating' with cops.


Delhi Police are probing role of Namdhari and his associates in connection with the shootout that resulted in death of Ponty and his younger brother Hardeep.

"A team of Delhi Police questioned few people on Thursday and on Friday. They have taken away some Namdhari and some other suspected to New Delhi for further interrogation" told Deepak Jyoti Ghildiyal, Deputy Inspector General, Nainital range to Hindustan Times.

As per Ghildiyal so far team has made no arrest in the case. "Delhi Police will officially communicate us as soon they make any arrest" he added.

Meanwhile Delhi Police sleuths interrogated Namdhari on Friday morning. The former chairperson of Uttarakhand minority commission who was allegedly absconding after the shootout denied that he was running from police.

"Why should I run? In fact I was the one who registered police complaint " Namdhari told a regional channel. Namdhari claimed that he had switched off his cellphone only for two days to avert 'unwanted calls'.

Namdhari's PSO of Uttarakhand Police Sachin Tyagi had allegedly fired on Hardeep. Police are probing this angle. Namdhari however ducked this question that who fired first and on whom.

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