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Singhu border murder case: Accused Nihang Saravjit Singh sent to 7 days police custody

By Rajan Nath -- October 16, 2021 2:10 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Singhu border murder case: The accused Nihang Saravjit Singh, who was detained on Friday night, has been sent to seven days of police custody by a court in connection with the Singhu border incident where a corpse was found hanging with hands and legs chopped at the spot where farmers' protest.

On Friday, the body of a man, identified as Lakhbir Singh, was found hanging with hands, legs chopped at the spot where farmers' protest is underway in Kundli, Sonipat.

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Lakhbir Singh was a resident of village Cheema Khurd in Tarn Taran district of Punjab.

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The deceased, about 35-36 years old, used to work as a labourer. Also, he had no criminal record or affiliation with any political party, informed the police.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday said the alleged killing of a man near the Singhu border was "unfortunate", but it will not affect the farmers' protest.

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"Whatever happened is wrong and unfortunate. Someone killed him and later the police arrested the killer. The matter is subject to investigation. It will not affect farmers' protest," he said.

-PTC News

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