Punjab Girl Accused Of Hiring Killers To Eliminate Her Family
Sangrur: This small Punjab town is agog with the news of an arrest of a young girl, who the police allege hired hitmen to kill her parents and brother. Five of the contract killers were also in custody.
The girl, Manpreet Kaur, wanted to kill her parents and brother as they objected to her decision of marrying her beau, who was already married.
Interestingly, the contract killers could not kill the girl’s parents, instead they killed their domestic help. The girl and contract killers have confessed to the crime. Police have recovered 3 motorbikes, a pistol of 315 bore and 3 cartridges from them.
Manpreet Kaur, a resident of Kanjhla village, had a relationship with one Gurmeet Singh, belonging to Ramdasia sect, and she wanted to marry him. However, Manpreet’s parents condemned their relationship and used to snub her from seeing Gurmeet. Sangrur SSP Harcharan Singh Bhullar said: “Manpreet was furious over her family’s decision and decided to eliminate her mother, father and brother.”
Later, she hired five contract killers with a promise of paying them a sum of Rs 5 lakh. But the killers tried to kill their targets twice but failed to succeed, Bhullar said.
SSP said that the contract killers once again tried to strike the target on the intervening night of July 15-16. When they jumped the boundary wall of Manpreet’s house they found the family’s domestic helper Jarnail Singh sleeping in the courtyard. They killed Jarnail and were about to go upstairs to eliminate Manpreet’s father Avtar Singh and other family members. But the family members woke up and the killers fled from the spot.
The killers were identified as Karamjit Singh, Sukhwinder Singh, Satgur Singh of Bora Kalan village, Paramjit Singh, Ratandeep Singh.
During interrogation, the accused confessed to their crime. Further, Bhullar said the police is investigating any role of Manpreet’s lover Gurmeet Singh in the case.
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