During the course of the probe, the police had found the gun allegedly used in the crime, dumped near a tree outside the building. An additional round was also recovered. The items were sent to the Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) for analysis.
Jail authorities said Major Nikhil Rai Handa has been asked to inform jail staff whenever he feels any kind of apprehension inside prison.
When officers arrived at the unit, they found the victim lying motionless. Doctors pronounced her dead about 30 minutes later.
As pandemonium breaks out on bus, suspect flees while victim bleeds to death; family refuses to accept body.
Police said the crime was the fallout of a row over some trees in front of the house of the suspect, who told the sarpanch that leaves kept falling in the front yard and made it dirty.
The accused, who got furious after he learnt that the deceased was in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, smashed the latter’s head with a stone while he was asleep.
The deceased, Nityanand Mane, a merchant navy professional, had been drinking with his friends at Marve beach when a fight broke out between them.
The JD(U) leader Rakesh Kumar was missing for last six days and the family had lodged kidnapping case against four persons.
An inmate lodged at Rohini Jail was murdered by a fellow inmate for not offering him Rooh Afza, police said. The victim, Pawan (22), was punched in the stomach and strangled by an undertrial.
The victim ran a local chemist’s shop in Middlesborough with her 36-year-old husband, Mitesh, whom she met while studying at university in Manchester.
DCP Deepali Ghadge, who is heading the SIT to probe the clashes, said they have received some evidence about the suspects involved in the attack on Bansile’s house.
Sandhu was named in the case on March 26. Since then Sandhu had been eluding arrest. He had filed an anticipatory bail plea in a Mohali court on April 9, which was rejected on April 17.
Police are also having to race against time since as per norms, if a body is not identified within 73 hours, it is cremated without a post-mortem. Police have so far managed to ascertain that the woman was a beggar living in the area.
The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Monica Goyal held Harpreet Singh (22) and Gurjant Singh (23) guilty under sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder), 341(wrongful restraint ) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code.
The son of the deceased Bargad Singh said that he is not suspecting anyone and rather was shocked after this incident. Jaswinder’s brother Gurtej Singh said that they had no enmity with anyone.