Gaurav Kumar in his early 20’s hailed from Bulandshahr, UP who stabbed veteran journalist KJ Singh and strangulated his mother Gurcharan Kaur after a tiff with Singh over sitting suspiciously in a park close to Singh’s house on the night of the crime, police claim.
During a press conference, Mohali SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal said that the kitchen knife was used in the crime, Singh’s stolen Ford Ikon car, a mobile phone, a wrist watch and a DVR were recovered from the killer.
Police claim that the killer executed the brutal double murder alone.
Police caught the killer on Thursday afternoon on Airport Road near Sohana gurdwara here when he was driving Singh’s car with a fake number plate.
Singh had questioned the youth over his sitting suspiciously in the park and slapped him, following which the youth killed the journalist and his mother, who was an eyewitness to Singh’s murder, the police claimed.