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Punjabi University student murder: Patiala police arrest his four roommates for crime

The accused had an argument with the deceased over payment of electricity bill, which led to the stabbing

Punjabi University student murder: Patiala police arrest his four roommates for crime

Punjabi University student Navjot Singh, who was stabbed to death on the campus on Monday. Tribune Photo



Tribune News Service

Patiala, March 1

Patiala Police have nabbed four accused for stabbing to death a Punjabi University engineering student Navjot Singh on Monday.

Police said all four are Punjabi University students, who along with the victim used to live together in a rented accommodation. The youths allegedly had an argument over some financial matter, which led to the stabbing incident.

Giving details, Patiala SSP Varun Sharma said, “The arrested youth are students of the university and used to live with the victim in a rented accommodation. They had gotten into an altercation with the deceased over payments of the electricity bill which led to the stabbing. Giving details, Patiala SSP Varun Sharma said, “The arrested youth are students of the university and used to live with the victim in a rented accommodation. They had gotten into an altercation with the deceased over payments of the electricity bill which led to the stabbing. The accused have been identified as Mandeep Singh of Thehri in Patiala, Sanjot Singh of Ferozepur, Harvinder Singh of Faridkot and Mohit Kamboj of Fazilka.” 

Navjot Singh (20), was a third-year student of Computer Science Engineering (CSE) at the University College of Engineering (UCoE), who was stabbed multiple times on the campus on Monday. The police had registered a case and started investigations.

On Tuesday, the body of the boy was handed over to the family for last rites while on the other hand, students and faculty of the university questioned law and order situation on the campus.

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