New Delhi: The physique of a 20-year-old man, who was kidnapped for ransom three weeks again from a village in Punjab’s Muktsar district, was discovered on Saturday, information company PTI reported.
Station Home Officer (SHO) of Kotbhai police station (Muktsar) Inspector Raman Kumar stated 5 folks, natives of Punjab and Rajasthan, have been arrested within the case.
The arrested accused have been recognized as Gursevak Singh, Malkit Singh, Amandeep Kaur, Mandeep Singh and Jagmeet Singh.
In keeping with the report, Harmandeep Singh’s physique was discovered buried in a discipline in Malout.
The abductors stated that that they had strangled the person proper after abducting him on November 25 and had been demanding ransom from his household.
Police stated Harmandeep’s household acquired a ransom name and a letter demanding Rs 30 lakh.
Police stated that the primary accused, Navjot, fled to Dubai after the incident and made the ransom calls from there.
Throughout interrogation, the accused additionally revealed that that they had carried out an identical incident prior to now too.
In the meantime, Harmandeep’s homicide evoked a pointy response from opposition events, who focused the Bhagwant Mann-led AAP authorities over alleged deteriorating regulation and order in Punjab.
“Devastating! Anarchy/lawlessness/jungle raj. On November 25, Harmandeep was kidnapped from village Kotbhai in my constituency Gidderbaha. Kidnappers demanded a ransom of Rs 30 lakhs. As his dad and mom couldn’t pay, he was killed on Dec 16. @AAPPunjab govt owes a solution to oldsters and folks of Punjab,” Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring tweeted.
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal additionally attacked the federal government over the incident.
“The regulation and order scenario has turn into such that even widespread individuals are being requested to pay ransoms,” Badal stated in a press release.
“Coronary heart-wrenching. One other harmless’s life was snuffed out due to the AAP authorities’s failure to rein in gangsters. Extortionists have taken over Punjab,” Badal tweeted.
“Chief minister Mann has no ethical authority to proceed in workplace. My condolences to Harman’s household. We’re with you on this second of utmost grief,” he added.