Trader’s death case: NRI held

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana February 19

The Kotwali police managed to crack the case of a mysterious death of a man, Rahul Jain, a hosiery trader, with the arrest of his friend.

The accused has been identified as Sandeep Singh of Partapura in Phillaur. He is an NRI, residing in Phillaur.

SHO, Kotwali police, Harjit Singh, said the police carried out an intensive investigation in the case and managed to identify the friend of the deceased. Today, acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted and the accused was nabbed.

The SHO said Sandeep had met Rahul over some friendship app. After they became friend, they booked a hotel to meet. On February 16, both had injected drugs and Rahul got an overdose due to which he succumbed.

Fearing police action, Sandeep fled from the hotel.

Earlier, on February 5 both had met in the hotel and consumed drugs.

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