Jalandhar: The missing reports of UK based NRI Ranjit Power were viral on facebook from last few days. The Jalandhar police have claimed to solve the case and lodged an FIR against 2 people for murdering Ranjit Power including his UK based friend Baldev Singh.
DCP Rajinder Singh informed that an FIR was lodged at Division No. 7 police station of Jalandhar Commissionerate regarding missing NRI Ranjit Singh s/o Dharam Singh r/o UK on the basis of the statement of his brother Amrik Singh Power. He said that the police initiated a thorough investigation into the case and arrested Sukhdev Singh s/o Shankar Singh r/o Manakpur (PS Shahkot).
DCP Rajinder Singh said that Sukhdev Singh informed that his maternal uncle Baldev Singh who was a good friend of deceased Ranjit Singh conspired along with him to murder Ranjit Power. Sukhdev disclosed that some financial row led Baldev Singh to murder Ranjit Power. He also disclosed that Baldev Singh asked Ranjit Power to visit India under a plan in the conspiracy.
DCP Rajinder Singh said that Sukhdev Singh and Baldev Singh went to Amritsar Airport on 8th May, 2015 and received Ranjit Power. He said that they started drinking liquor and Ranjit Power was out of his senses.
He said that they took Ranjit Power to a village Nakkian near Sri Anandpur Sahib via Taran Taaran, Goindwal Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Lohian, Malsian, Nakodar, Phagwara, Banga, Garhshankar, Anandpur Sahib and Kiratpur Sahib.
DCP Rajinder Singh said that Baldev Singh and Sukhdev Singh choked Ranjit Power to death and threw his dead body in the Bhakhra Beas Canal. He said that a case has been registered against Baldev Singh and Sukhdev Singh under the charges of kidnap and murder.
Notably, Baldev Singh flew back to UK on 15th May, 2015.