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Nabha jailbreak: SAD-turned-AAP leader’s son held as suspect

The Patiala police arrested two men of Sardulgarh in Mansa district, Sher Singh and Sukhchain Singh, on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the November 27 Nabha jailbreak.

punjab Updated: Feb 28, 2017 23:31 IST
HT Correspondent
Six criminals had fled when a group of gangsters attacked the Nabha Maximum Security Jail.
Six criminals had fled when a group of gangsters attacked the Nabha Maximum Security Jail.(HT File Photo)

The Patiala police arrested two men of Sardulgarh in Mansa district, Sher Singh and Sukhchain Singh, on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the November 27 Nabha jailbreak. Sher Singh, who was arrested from Sardulgarh, owns a gymnasium in the town and his father, Sukhwinder Singh Sukhi, is a former councillor and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader who had joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead o the assembly polls.

“The Patiala police informed us about his arrest early morning on Tuesday,” said Mansa senior superintendent of police (SSP) Viveksheel Soni.

The other suspect, Sukhchain, was arrested from Sirsa in Haryana while he was attending a court hearing. 

From Sardulgarh, another suspect suspect Kala Singh (19) of Ullak village has already been arrested for the jailbreak. 

Six criminals had fled when a group of gangsters attacked the Nabha Maximum Security Jail; three of them have since been rearrested.

Maur blasts: Mansa shopkeeper quizzed

The Bathinda police’s crime investigation agency (CIA) questioned a man named Narendra Singh here on Tuesday morning in the January 31 Maur blasts case. Narendra runs a garment showroom in Mansa and is a resident of Maur. He was allegedly taken away by four unidentified, car-borne men from near his showroom. His family informed the district police on Tuesday evening after he didn’t reach back home.

When contacted, Bathinda SSP Swapan Sharma said, “Narendra was called for questioning and has been sent back.”