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Sippy Sidhu murder case: CBI files chargesheet against key accused Kalyani

By Dinkle Popli -- September 13, 2022 11:00 am -- Updated:September 13, 2022 11:03 am

Chandigarh, September 13: In a major development in murder case of international shooter Sukhmanpreet Singh alias Sippy Sidhu, CBI has filed a chargesheet against Kalyani , who is lodged in Burail Jail, in the CBI Judicial Magistrate Court. CBI had arrested Kalyani on 15 June 2022 in a 7-year-old murder case. 89 days after the arrest, the CBI has completed its investigation and filed a charge sheet against Kalyani under Sections 302, 120B and 201 of the IPC, following which some new facts have also come to light.

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CBI claims that they not only have solid evidence against Kalyani, but also few eyewitnesses, who also saw Kalyani and the unidentified shooter with him. On September 20, 2015, national sniper and High Court lawyer Sukhmanpreet Singh alias Sippy Sidhu was shot dead in a park in Sector-27. Earlier the case was investigated by Chandigarh Police but later the case was handed over to CBI. The CBI also did not take action against anyone for 6 years, but on June 15 this year, the CBI arrested Kalyani, the daughter of the former Chief Justice of Himachal High Court, Sabina.

Sippy was murdered in the park of Sector-27, Kalyani was witnessed by the husband and wife living in a nearby house. Not only this, when his servant went to the park after hearing the gunshot, the shooter sat on the ground and ordered the servant to keep quiet. After this, the shooter escaped from there.

On 22 January 2016, the UT Police informed the district court that the case has been transferred to the CBI. CBI had registered a case against unidentified accused on 13 April 2016 and started investigation.

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