Police said Jaswinder was friends with the victim and “wanted to get rid of her”. The victim worked with Fortis Hospital, Mohali, and she was a divorcee with 2 children.
The owner of a renowned transport company in Mohali and his father were arrested for killing a 27-year-old women once they were on their way to dump her body in Sirhind canal.
Jaswinder Singh and his father Gurdas Singh ran out of luck and fell into police hands. The accused live in Sector 69, Mohali, whereas the victim was a resident of a village in Kharar.
As per the complaint filed by the victim’s father, his daughter knew Jaswinder well.
On the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, Jaswinder allegedly strangled the woman with a stole. As per the police, when committing the crime, Jaswinder and his father started their journey towards Sirhind canal in a car (PB 11 CM0094).
At the Gharuan check post in Kharar, cops stopped the vehicle for routine checking. Jaswinder Singh, who was driving the car, told the cops that the girl on the back seat was unwell and that they were going to drop her in Ludhiana. throughout the conversation, the police found the father-son duo uneasy, raising a suspicion.
The cops then opened the door to own a word with the woman and found that she was dead each were arrested on the spot and body was sent for post-mortem.
However, the place of crime was however to be referred to as the probe is on. A cop, requesting anonymity, said the suspect strangled the woman within the car in the postmortem report, the cause of death has been cited as strangulation.
Kharar Sadar SHO Bhagwant Singh said the duo has been booked under Section 302 (murder), 201 (destroying evidence) and 34 (crime committed with common intention) of the IPC. “Details are going to be acknowledged during the course of investigation,” he said.
The suspect are going to be produced in a court on monday. The cops will seek the custody of the accused to understand the motive behind the crime.