AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—An Amritsar based Court of Duty Magistrate Kumari Samukhi on March 3 sent eight accused in Inderpreet Chadha suicide case on 14 days judicial remand including two women. Notably, the Special Investigation Team headed by Inspector General (Crime) LK Yadav had arrested nine accused on February 27 at Chandigarh.
Names of eight accused, who have been sent on 14 judicial remand, are Inderpreet Chadha’s brother Harjit Chadha, Inderpreet Singh Anand, Principal Ravinder Kaur and her husband Varundeep Singh, Davinder Singh, Vijay Umat, K. Ghumman and Surjit Singh.
Sources have informed that only 4 out of the total 9 accused have reached jail till now and the rest have got them hospitalized excusing of severe diseases.
Jail Superintendent Arshdeep Singh Gill has also confirmed that only Inderpreet Singh Anand, Surjit Singh, Gursewak Singh and Vijay Umat have been admitted into the Amritsar’s central jail.
It may be recalled here Inderpreet Singh Chadha, son of former Chief Khalsa Diwan’s President Charanjit Chadha, had committed suicide with his licensed pistol on January 3. He had left behind a 14 page suicide note in which he had named the persons responsible for bringing him in condition to commit suicide. He had also named his real brother Harjit Chadha in his suicide note but had asked to forgive him as duo of them was born to same mother. Beside it, he had also written letters to his mother, a foreigner friend and the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
The Police had registered an FIR under sections 306 (abetment of suicide) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of Indian Penal Code on the complaint of Inderpreet’s son Prabhpreet Singh.
Background: Inderpreet Chadha was accused of criminal intimidation by the woman Principal of a CKD run school name Ravinder Bumrah when her intimate video with Inderpreet’s father Charanjit Chadha had gone viral over social media. Although, Inderpreet Chadha was given bail by the Court but he succumbed to the pressure built up by the Police and harassment over social media.Sikh24 Editors can be reached at email@example.com