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Sandeep Singh murder case: Gangster arrested for killing kabaddi player

Punjab police have arrested an Amritsar-based gangster in connection with the killing of kabaddi player Sandeep Singh.

Written by  Shgun S -- May 05th 2024 01:24 PM
Sandeep Singh murder case: Gangster arrested for killing kabaddi player

Sandeep Singh murder case: Gangster arrested for killing kabaddi player

Sandeep Singh murder case: Punjab police have arrested an Amritsar-based gangster in connection with the killing of kabaddi player Sandeep Singh.

According to Station House Officer (SHO) Jai Pal, the arrested accused has been identified as Swarndeep Singh, alias Swaran Singh. He is said to be a resident of Pritam Enclave near Golden Gate in Amritsar who is currently residing in Kila Mehra village.


He was declared a proclaimed offender (PO) by a court under Section 299 of the CrPC.

Angrej Singh told the police that his brother Sandeep Singh, a well-known kabaddi player, had come to Mallian Kalan village with his team to compete in a tournament on March 14, 2022.

In his complaint, he stated that five unidentified car-borne armed miscreants opened fire on his brother around 6 p.m. After he fell to the ground, the suspects shot his brother again. The suspects also opened fire while fleeing, injuring two people. Sandeep died from his injuries at a clinic.

A case has been filed under Sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder), 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 212, 216 (harbouring offenders), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offense), 482 (using a false property mark) and 148 and 149 (rioting) of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act.

- With inputs from our correspondent

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