UT Police seeks custody of killer constable Basant

The Chandigarh Police has sought custody of dismissed Police constable Basant Kumar,accused of three murders.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 11, 2013 2:46 am

The Chandigarh Police has sought custody of dismissed Police constable Basant Kumar,accused of three murders. The police on Monday sought his custody,on production warrants,from a Sonepat court.

The court has directed the Jail authorities to produce Basant Kumar on June 13,after which he will be handed over to the Chandigarh Police.

Basant is accused of murdering Chandigarh Inspector Sucha Singh. Basant and his girlfriend Sarita will be produced on the same day,June 13,before a Sonepat court after which they will be brought by the Chandigarh Police for questioning.

Basant,on April 18,had shot dead the husband and the mother-in-law of his paramour in Sonepat.

After committing the murder,he and Sarita had escaped and had reached Chandigarh on Saturday morning where he stabbed Inspector Sucha Singh to death and injured driver Jitender.

Basant Kumar was arrested by the Haryana Police from Delhi after which he was remanded to one-day police custody. His police remand ended Monday.

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