January 10, 2018 07:42 PM

Ferozepore (Manish Bawa)

Acting vigorously, Ferozepur police claimed to have cracked the murder case of a retired Subedar within 16 hours. Giving details, Bhupinder Singh Sidhu, SSP, Ferozepur, while addressing a press conference today, said that on the intervening night of January 8th, one unidentified person scaled the wall of the residence of Amar Singh (62), a resident of cantonment area. “When Amar Singh heard some noise, he came out and retaliated but the thief attacked him with a sharp edged weapon due to which Amar Singh got seriously injured.

When Charanjit Kaur, the wife of Amar Singh, tried to save her husband, the thief attacked Charanjit also and fled away from the spot. Later Amar Singh succumbed to injuries while Charanjit was severally injured and was admitted in civil hospital in Ferozepur”, said SSP Sidhu.

Later a case under sections 302, 324 IPC was registered against the unidentified thief at Ferozepur cantonment police station following a complaint lodged by Charanjit Kaur (Case Number 3 Dated 09.01.2018). During the investigation the police checked the CCTV footage of the camera installed in one of the houses adjacent to Amar Singh’s house. “The police identified a person named Robert alias Johny son of Mangal, a resident of Ferozepur cantonment area. A hunt was launched to nab the accused and within 16 hours he was arrested by the police. The weapon which was used by the accused was also recovered”, said SSP.

In another case, the police arrested one person identified as Chhinder Singh sonof Dev Singh, a resident of Village Cholla. Chhinder had allegedly attacked an 85 years old lady identified as Chhinder Kaur on December 27, 2017 at Zira. A case under sections 452, 323 IPC was lodged at Zira Sadar police. Chhinder Kaur died on next day following which section 302 was also added. Following the investigation conducted by the police led by Jaspal Singh, DSP, Zira, the police arrested Chhinder Singh today.

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