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KJ Singh murder probe: Punjab Police release suspects’ photos

SNS | New Delhi |

A month after the murder of a senior journalist, KJ Singh, and his mother in Punjab’s Mohali area, Punjab police released photographs of five suspects on Saturday.

The photographs, procured from CCTV camera footage, show five suspects — of whom three were turbaned — carrying out a recce of the victims’ house on the evening of September 22.

Special investigating team member and Superintendent of Police Harbir Singh Atwal said that, “We have released photographs of five suspects. They appear to be young.”

Police investigation has also revealed that the suspects were making a video of the journalist’s house on the evening of September 22.

According to media reports, the family members of the victims’ could not identify the suspects.

Police in their investigation have already questioned many people in connection with killings but are yet get a breakthrough in the probe. KJ Singh’s green Ford Ikon car, which had been missing since the killings, is yet to be traced.

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KJ Singh and his 92-year- old terminally ill mother were found dead at their Phase 3B2 residence in Mohali on the afternoon of September 23.

According to the post-mortem report, 64-year-old Singh had received around 17 stab injuries while his mother was strangulated to death. Police had said Singh’s throat was slit.

(With agency inputs)