Small clues at crime spot followed by scientific investigation helped the Phagwara Police to crack the blind murder case within a few days in which Baljeet Singh s/o Jarnail Singh of Bhullarai was killed by the unknown miscreants and arrested three accused incuding deceased's son involved in the crime.


The accused persons have been identified as Sukhraj Singh s/o Baljeet Singh r/o Bhullarai, Parshant Rai s/o Narinder Rai, r/o Guru Harkrishan Nagar, Phagwara, and Balwinder Singh alias Sunny s/o Paramjit Singh r/o #1 Gali No. 01,  Kothra Road, Unkar Nagar Phagwara.


Disclosing further derails, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kapurthala Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh told in a press conference that on the intervening night of September 24 and 25, some unidentified people had killed Baljit Singh in village Bhullarai with sharp edged weapon.


He added that it was a blind murder and in this regard, a case was registered on September 25  under sections 302 and 34 IPC was registered on the statement of the deceased family at police station Sadar Phagwara.


SSP said that various police teams including SHO Sadar Phagwara Gagandeep Singh Ghuman and Sub-Inspector Sikander Singh in charge CIA Phagwara were formed under the supervision of SP Phagwara Sarabjit Singh Bahia and DSP Palwinder Singh.


He said that these police teams were working on different theories to solve the case and found some clues at spot during its scientific probe which helped to reach accused Sukhraj Singh and his accomplices.


During investigation, it had come to fore that Baljit Singh's son Sukhraj Singh in connivance with with his friend Prashat Rai son of Narinder Rai resident of Basra Gym Phagwara near Guru Harkrishan Nagar and Balwinder Singh alias Sunny son of Paramjit Singh resident of House No. 01 Street No. 4 Khothra Road Ukanar Nagar Phagwara. 


Baljit Singh’s son Sukhraj Singh and Prashat Rai son of Narinder Rai arrested today.


During the interrogation, it came to light that Sukhraj Singh and his mother and his younger sister were evicted from the house by his father Baljit Singh about 4/5 years ago. The deceased Baljit Singh was not working and was addicted to alcohol. 


Moreover, under the influence of alcohol, he used to beat and quarrel with all of them. Sukhraj Singh had been in touch with his father for past few months and after that he used to ask his father for money to go abroad. 


Sukhraj Singh even insisted his father to sell his expensive land of two kanal and pay him so that he could go abroad but deceased Baljit Singh neither sold his land and nor gave the money to his  son. 


In this rage, on the intervening night of September 24 and 25, Sukhraj Singh along with two accomplices stabbed Baljit Singh to death while he was sleeping in his house.

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The SSP said that the police team would produce the arrested accused before the magistrate and would seek their police remand for further investigation of this case.

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