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Four arrested for attacking NRI
November 29, 2005 00:23 IST
Four persons were arrested in Kapurthala Monday for their alleged involvement in attacking an non-resident Indian at village Begowal on September 3, police said.
Joga Singh, Tejinder Singh, Paramjit Singh and Kulwinder Singh were allegedly involved in snatching Rs 80,000 and a mobile from NRI Surjit Singh, District Senior Superintendent of Police Rajiv Ahir told reporters in Kapurthala.
Ahir said a special team has been constituted to trace the culprits responsible for the murderous attack on the NRI.
He said that the main accused Devinder Singh alias Shera, who was arrested by police on October 14, had been released on bail while accused Mandip Singh appeared in the court on November 24.
He claimed that police had identified all the culprits and hunt was on to arrest them. Police have recovered two motorcycle used in the crime.
NRI Charan Singh and his relative Jasbir Singh, who were also present in the press conference, thanked the police for arresting the culprits.