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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, December 8

The police have suspended Khandawala police chowki in-charge Sub-Inspector (SI) Sarvan Singh and arrested four persons in connection with the mysterious death of ASI Gurnam Singh.

The police have bookedseven persons, including Lawrence Road police chowki in-charge Manjit Singh, on the charges of abetting suicide. Manjit was still at large. He was immediately suspended by Police Commissioner Sukhchain Singh Gill following the registration of the case.

A special investigation team (SIT) headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Sandeep Malik is probing the case. ACP Dev Dutt Sharma and Chheharta police station SHO Rajwinder Kaur are the other two SIT members.

Besides Manjit Singh, others who have been booked in the case include Amrit Lal, Aarti, Meenu, Rajni, Puja and Bablu, all residents of Dhakka Colony falling under Chheharta police station here. They were booked following a protest by the family members of ASI Gurnam Singh and the residents of Dhakka Colony.

Though the role of the SI was under investigation, he has been suspended and shifted to the Police Lines till the probe was on.

from The Tribune

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