Two more arrested in Moga NRI murder case

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Moga
  • Updated: May 10, 2015 08:57 IST

The district police on Saturday arrested two more people in connection with the murder of non-resident Indian (NRI) Hardev Singh Sran.

Police officials said that the arrested people have been identified as Gurpreet Singh, a resident of Badhni Khurad, and Palwinder Singh, a resident of Badhni Kalan.

Canada-based Punjabi NRI Sran was shot dead on April 14 at Kaliye Wala village in the district due to a property dispute and the police had arrested all the main accused whose names were mentioned in the FIR, but some unidentified accused were still at large.

According to the police, during investigation, the police found that Gurpreet and Palwinder were present in the fields of Sran when he was murdered.

A case had been registered against Kulveer Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Baljinder Kaur, all residents of Kaliye Wala village, inspector Bhola Singh, Rajinder Singh and Chet Singh, residents of Behrampur in Rupnagar district, and five unidentified people on the statement of the deceased's Canada-based NRI brother Devinder Singh under sections 302, 148, 149 and 120-B of the IPC and 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act at the Moga Sadar police station on April 14.

On the other hand, sub-inspector Guljinder Pal Singh, inspector Kuljinder Singh, assistant sub-inspector Bhag Mall, and inspector Bhola Singh of the crime branch had been dismissed from service in this case.

Jaswinder Singh, station house officer (SHO) of Moga Sadar police station, said that the two accused were produced in the court here. "The court sent them in judicial custody for 14 days. Further investigations are going on," said the SHO.

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