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Posted at: Feb 15, 2018, 12:33 AM; last updated: Feb 15, 2018, 12:33 AM (IST)

No arrest in suicide case of Cong leader

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, February 14

The city police have failed to arrest any accused in connection with a woman Congress leader’s suicide in Gopal Nagar. The police have claimed that they are conducting raids to nab the accused.

Raj Rani, senior leader of the Sewa Dal unit of the Congress, committed suicide on Monday night by consuming poison.

The Canal Colony police have registered a case against Amarjeet Singh, a financier from Bhisiana, Munshi Ram, an employee of the Powercom, and Mandeep Singh, a resident of Partap Nagar, under Sections 306 and 34 of the IPC on the statement of Reetu Rani, deceased’s daughter.

The complainant alleged that the accused were harassing her mother over some monetary dispute.

She said her parents had already repaid the loan taken by them. Devender Singh, SHO of the Canal Colony police station, said the accused would be arrested soon.

On the other hand, Rajinder Rasrania, state president of the Punjab Congress Sewa Dal, Jasbir Singh Mehraj, Jagjeet Singh Gill Patti, Amarinder Singh Jaura and Rupinder Bindra paid a visit to the deceased’s family.

They also met SSP Naveen Singla, seeking strict action and arrest of the accused.

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