Police blocked bank account, sealed home of Congress supporter who killed Akali leader

March 16, 2017 07:45 PM

Punjab News Express/Manan Saini
GURDASPUR: To ensure arrest of the accused Retired Col Surjit Singh and his son Sumit Singh both of village Pherochecchi, Gurdaspur Police has started process of blocking the bank account and pension of the main accused and also sealed their home.

It is pertinent that SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal had appealed to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to arrest the accused who killed Akali workers and order the police to stop vendetta against party workers.

SSP Gurdaspur Jasdeep Singh said that the photographs of accused had also released and reward of RS 10 thousand also announced on them who gave their information.

It is pertinent to mention here, that on 13 of March retired colonel Surjit Singh who is supporter of congress candidate of Qadian along with his son Sumit Singh and Sajjan Singh all resident of same village Pherochecchi falling under PS Bhaini Mian Khan shot dead Gurbachan Singh Khalsa with pistol. Decreased who was also belongs to same village and was worker of Akali Dal was died during shifted to hospital. Accused Surjit Singh Pherochichi also contest for MLA from People’s party of Punjab and was defeated. According to local villagers pherochecchi daughter is magistrate and his son is also studying law and was close to Bajwa family.

Further SSP Singh said, that a strict action would also been taken against the owner of the pistol because in pliminary investigation we have found that Surjit Singh had army weapon license which issued from Rajori. If any other person belongs to this license and weapon issued to another person than a case has been registered against the owner of the pistol used in crime.

SSP Singh said that We also start process to block the bank account, stopped the pension of accused Surjit Singh sealed his residence under section 82 and 83 of IPC. We also make sure that no property transfer of the name of both the accused he added.

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