Chandigarh : Less than a week after an international kabaddi player was shot dead, Punjab Police on Saturday claimed to have solved a high-profile murder case settled in Canada and Malaysia with the arrest of four accused and tracing three conspirators. has done. Noted Kabaddi player Sandeep Singh alias Sandeep Nangal Ambiya was shot dead by five assailants in a kabaddi match in Mallian village of Jalandhar district on March 14.
The arrested people have been identified as Fateh Singh of Sangrur, Kaushal Choudhary of Naharpur Rupa in Gurugram, Amit Dagar of Maheshpur Palwan village in Haryana and Simranjit Singh of Madhopur Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh. All the four accused persons, facing more than 20 criminal cases of murder and attempt to murder, were brought on production warrants from different jails.
Police have also named three main conspirators, identified as Snover Dhillon, who is currently living in Brampton, Canada and is a producer and director on the Canadian Seth TV and radio show; Sukhwinder Singh also lives in Canada and Jagjit Singh lives in Malaysia. They allegedly hatched a conspiracy to kill the Sandeep.
Director General of Police (DGP) V.K. Bhavra said that on the basis of thorough investigation and information, Jalandhar Rural Police has brought Fateh Singh on production warrant. He said that during interrogation, Fateh revealed that Snowar Dhillon had formed the National Kabaddi Federation of Ontario and tried to persuade various players to join his union. However, most of the famous players were associated with ‘Major League Kabaddi’ managed by Sandeep, causing Snowar’s federation to fail, reveals Fateh, while admitting that he pressured some players to join Snowar’s federation .
SSP (Jalandhar Rural) Satinder Singh said that Fateh confessed that following Snowar’s instructions, he along with Amit Dagar, Kaushal Choudhary, Jagjit Singh, Lucky Patial and Sukha Duneke arranged the shooters to kill Sandeep. He said that on the instructions of Sukh Duneke, Simranjeet had provided hideouts to the shooters at his relative Swaran Singh’s house in Amritsar.
Police have recovered 18 cartridges and 12 bore rifle from Swarna’s house. Consequently, absconding Swaran Singh has also been named in the case. The SSP said that the shooters have been identified and they will be arrested soon.