Mohali double murder: Police focuses probe on KJ Singh’s former woman colleague
Sources in the police said they also haven’t ruled out a woman along with his male companion came to senior journalist KJ Singh’s house, after which he opened the door. Police in the investigation is also trying to locate one mobile SIM card belonging to KJ.Updated: Sep 28, 2017 00:04 IST
The Mohali police are now focusing their investigation on the former woman colleague of KJ Singh who had worked with him in a couple of organisations. In the CCTV footage, the police have traced the car that passed through Phases 3B2 and 7 lightpoint around Friday midnight. The murder purportedly took place earlier that evening.
Sources in the police said they also haven’t ruled out that a woman along with her male companion came to KJ’s house, after which he opened the door. Police in the investigation is also trying to locate one mobile SIM card belonging to KJ.
The deputy superintendent of police city 1, Alam Vijay Singh, and SHO, Mataur, Jarnail Singh on Tuesday along with the family members of the deceased Yashpal Kaur, Jagdish Grewal, Yashjeet Sahota, Jasbir Singh and VP Singh went to the bank to procure the will made by KJ’s mother Gurcharan Kaur.
The final will was made by Gurcharan Kaur on April 22, 1992. It states that her two sons Vijay Pal Singh and Karanjit Singh will bequeath House No. 1796, Sector 60 (Phase 3b2) Mohali, and other immovable property wherever located and in whatever form, if acquired in future, to the two sons in equal proportion.
The will also mentions that all the household items, will be bequeath to her younger son KJ as he has yet to set up his home and settle with his family. All the belongings present in the locker where bangles and necklaces are to be given to the nominated person, who was KJ Singh.
It came to the fore that a police complaint was also filed against KJ Singh by former member of the family. Police sources said that they will be questioning the former wife of Ajaypal, KJ’s nephew, and her family members.
Police sources said they have already started questioning former colleagues. The DGP, law and order, Hardeep Dhillon was also present during the investigation.
KJ Singh (63), a senior journalist, and his bedridden mother Gurcharan Kaur (92), were found murdered at their Phase 3B2 house on Saturday afternoon. KJ was stabbed at least 15 times while his mother was strangulated. Although the kin claimed that KJ had also made a call to the police control room about the presence of a miscreant, sources confirmed no such call was received.
First Published: Sep 27, 2017 14:41 IST