Tribune press service
Ludhiana, May 6
Ludhiana police say they have solved a indiscriminate murder case and arrested three people. They had killed a young person while trying to loot a cell phone.
The accused have been identified as Harvinder Singh Lalli of Gurmel Nagar, Gurmeet Singh Gagan of Jamalpur and Tej Ram Chintu of Mundian Khurd.
ADCP Jaskiranjit Singh Teja today addressed a press meeting on the matter.
ADCP said on April 28, Amandeep Singh (20) from Lohara, along with his friend Sunil, went to a park in Giaspura where three armed people cornered the duo and demanded that they hand over a phone. portable.
When Amandeep refused to hand over the cell phone, they attacked him with a sharp weapon and inflicted severe injuries on his stomach. After the incident, he was rushed to the cancer hospital from where he was referred to another private hospital.
As the teenager’s condition was critical, he was returned to a hospital in Patiala where he later succumbed to his injuries. Previously, the police had registered a murder case against unknown persons.
Teja said the police launched an investigation and managed to identify the accused. They were later arrested after which they confessed to the crime.
The ADCP said police also seized a sharp weapon and four cell phones from the accused. The bicycle on which the accused came was stolen by them at Ghora settlement last month. They had also affixed a false license plate to the two-wheeler.
The three defendants had a notorious past as they were already confronted with several criminal cases, including uprooting cases, registered at various police stations in Ludhiana.
Pre-trial detention of the accused by the police would be sought in court so that, upon further questioning, more gang members could be caught and the accused’s involvement in previous incidents of looting could also be caught. be verified.