The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Thursday filed a chargesheet in the Ponty and Hardeep Chadha murder case,naming Hardeep as the killer of his elder brother.
Gurdeep Singh Chadha alias Ponty and his brother Hardeep were killed in a shootout at their Mehrauli farmhouse in November last year.
In the chargesheet,which was filed before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Raj Kumar Tripathi,the officers investigating the case said Ponty was killed by a shot fired at him by Hardeep. Officers said the conclusion was based on the ballistic report.
Police stated that Hardeep also caused grievous injuries to Narender Ahlawat,Pontys manager. The chargesheet noted that Hardeep died of shots fired at him by S S Namdhari (sacked chairman of Uttarakhand Minorities Commission) and Sachin Tyagi (Namdharis PSO).
A police officer said,The first case was registered on the basis of the complaint filed by Namdhari. This chargesheet was filed in that case. The earlier chargesheet that we filed was in the case lodged against Ponty,Namdhari and Tyagi after the shootout.
In the chargesheet filed on Thursday,police noted the sequence of events.
The chargesheet said Hardeep came to gate number 3 of the farmhouse when Pontys aide,Narender,was opening the gate of the disputed property. Ponty and Namdhari were sitting inside the Land Cruiser outside the gate. Hardeep fired at Narender. When Ponty saw this,he tried to step out of the car,but Hardeep opened fire at him, a police officer said.
Ponty. Namdhari and his PSO shot at Hardeep, the officer said.
The chargesheets of the two cases will be combined during trial.