Tarn Taran Police on Wednesday arrested four persons, including the mother, sister and brother-in-law of a 28-year-old youth, for allegedly murdering him.
A case has been registered against the accused mother Manjit Kaur, sister Raj Kaur, and brother-in-law Nishan Singh under sections 302, 201 and 34 of the IPC. The fourth accused in the case is the tenant of the family.
Sarahali Police Station SHO Sarabjit Singh said that the deceased, Nirbhail Singh, was strangulated to death by his kin and later buried in the courtyard of the house. "The police searched the place and recovered the body in the presence of Naib Tehsildar," he said.
The victim was allegedly killed over property issues. They added that the deceased was a drug-addict and always quarreled with his family members
The SHO maintained that the police have arrested the accused, who, according to him, have confessed to the crime.