Month after senior journalist KJ Singh's murder in Mohali, Punjab Police releases photographs of five suspects

Almost a month after the killing of a senior journalist KJ Singh and his mother, Punjab police on Saturday released photographs of five suspects.

PTI October 21, 2017 18:09:06 IST
Month after senior journalist KJ Singh's murder in Mohali, Punjab Police releases photographs of five suspects

Mohali: Almost a month after the killing of a senior journalist and his mother, Punjab Police on Saturday released photographs of five suspects who carried out a recce of the victims' house.

The photographs, procured from CCTV camera footage, showed five suspects — of whom three were turbaned — roaming around the house of the victims on the evening of 22 September, police said.

Month after senior journalist KJ Singhs murder in Mohali Punjab Police releases photographs of five suspects

File image of KJ Singh. Twitter @AdityaRajKaul

Senior journalist KJ Singh and his bed-ridden 92-year-old mother were found dead at their Phase 3 B2 residence on the afternoon of 23 September.

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.

"We have released photographs of five suspects. They appear to be young," HS Atwal, the Mohali SP and member of the special investigation team set up to probe the case, said on Saturday.

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

The victims' relatives and other people have already been questioned in connection with the killings. The victims' car which had been missing since the killings was also yet to be traced.

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