30-yr-old man found dead, wife among three booked for murder in Amritsar

30-yr-old man found dead, wife among three booked for murder in Amritsar

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 13

Mystery shrouds the death of Randip Singh (30), a resident of Mohanbhandaria village falling under the Jhander police station, here. He was on Friday evening found hanging in the house while his legs were touching the ground raising suspicion among the family members that he was killed.

Following a complaint by the victim’s brother Jagdip Singh, the police have booked his wife Paramjit Kaur, her brother Sonu and sister Meetu of Udowali village in this regard.

The complainant told the police that his brother Randip Singh and his wife used to often quarrel with each other. He said Paramjit Kaur, along with her two children, went to her parents’ house at Udowali village after a dispute. Though his brother went to take her, they did not return.

He said suddenly on Friday, Paramjit Kaur returned home with her children. They were accompanied by her brother Sonu and sister Meetu. He said Meetu called him saying that they had reached a compromise and therefore bring some liquor to celebrate.

Jagdip said when he returned home he found Randip hanging from a ceiling fan while his legs were touching the ground. He believed that he was killed by the three. Following this, the Jhander police have registered a case under Sections 302 and 120 of the IPC against them.

SI Avtar Singh, investigating officer, said there was neither any injury mark on his body nor any strangulation mark on the neck. The family had already brought the body down before the police reached the spot.

The SI said his postmortem was conducted after constituting a medical board here on Sunday. His viscera would be sent for chemical examination. The autopsy report would ascertain the exact cause of his death.

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