Murder case cracked, four held

Murder case cracked, four held

The suspects in police custody in Jalandhar on Friday. Tribune Photo: Malkiat Singh

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, February 14

The city police have arrested four suspects in the murder case of a 26-year-old youth of Abadpura.

The victim was reportedly killed following an altercation between youngsters during the Guru Ravidas Parkash Utsav celebrations on February 9. The incident occurred around 12.05 am at Guru Ravidas Chowk when a minor dispute between two friends took an ugly turn. The deceased was identified as Sarabjit Singh, alias Cheema (26), a resident of Abadpura.

The suspects have been identified as Sahil, Kundan Lal, Neeraj Kumar and Rohan Kumar. The deceased, who was a tattoo artist, was in a critical condition when he was taken to Johal Hospital. He had received grievous injuries on his neck and forehead.

A case under Sections 302 (punishment for murder), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon) and 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) had been registered against them.

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