Killers had consumed ‘chitta’, say police
Ludhiana, Might 27
The three “contract killers”, who allegedly murdered retired IAF officer Bhupinder Singh (66) and his spouse Sushpinder Kaur (62) in GTB Nagar right here on Might 25, took ‘chitta’, an artificial drug constituted of heroin, and different substances, to garner braveness earlier than committing the crime, declare police officers.
No legal background
The three had no legal background. They advised interrogators after coming to senses, they claimed to have repented killing the couple. Beant Juneja, Inspector
The police had yesterday arrested couple’s son Harmeet Singh together with a employed killer Balwinder Singh of Jappan Colony. At this time, the CIA-2 wing led by inspector Beant Juneja nabbed a 3rd accused, recognized as Vikas, alias Physician, of Shanti Vihar Colony. Sunil Masih is but to be held.
Interrogation of nabbed employed killers Balwinder and Vikas has revealed the three had visited the victims’ residence a few days previous to the killings, however dropped the plan as they couldn’t muster braveness, mentioned the police.
“On the intervening night time of Might 22-23, the three had gone to the retired IAF officer’s home and Bhupinder’s son had facilitated their entry. The accused hid on the rooftop however an hour later, they dropped the plan to kill Bhupinder as they acquired scared,” claimed CIA Inspector Beant Juneja.
The following morning, accused Harmeet once more satisfied them to return on Might 25 morning and remove his mother and father. “Round 3.40 am on Might 25, the three took ‘chitta’. Below the affect of medication, they reached the home on a motorbike. Harmeet once more opened the door and allow them to in. An hour later when the couple awoke, the accused strangulated them and fled,” he mentioned.
The three had no legal background, he mentioned. “The accused advised interrogators they’d had by no means slapped even a stranger earlier than, not to mention commit double homicide. After coming to senses, they claimed to have repented killing the couple below the affect of medication,” mentioned the officer.