Nishant Sharma shifted from Ropar to Pathankot jail, three jail staffers suspended

September 25, 2018 07:36 PM

Punjab News Express
ROPAR: The Roparr Police has registered a case of attempt to murder under sections 307 of IPC against three accused for the murderous attack on All India Shiv Sena(Hindu) president Nisdhant Sharma who was stabbed in the Rupnagar district jail today morning.

IG Prisons Punjab V Neerja who visited the Ropar jail to take first hand information of the attack ordered to suspend three jail staffers including head warden Malkiat Singh and two wardens Sodhi Ram and Kashmir Singh who were on night duty outside the barrack where Nishant Sharma was lodged.

Nishant Sharma was stabbeed at 5 AM today morning by three Sikh militants also lodged in the same jail. He got five wounds of Knife in his hand, abdominal, neck and forehead. He was taken to civil hospital here for first aid.ater he was shifted to Pathankot jail.

The three accused booked by Rupnagar police in the case have been identified as Ramandeep Singh Bagga and two of his accomplices Iqbal Singh and Bahadur Singh. They were arrested from jail.

Nishant Sharma was lodged in Rupnagar jail yesterday after he was sentenced to four years jail in a fraud case. He was on hit list of Sikh militants allegedly due to his utterances against radical Sikhs and issue of Khalistan.

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