Baba Tarsem Singh's murder: Main accused Amarjit Singh killed in encounter, says Uttarakhand DGP

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April 9,2024 02:38 PM
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The main accused person in Baba Tarsem Singh's murder case was killed in an encounter with Uttarakhand Special Task Force in the Bhagwanpur area of Haridwar.

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 9 (HBTV): The main accused person in Baba Tarsem Singh's murder case was killed in an encounter with Uttarakhand Special Task Force (STF) in the Bhagwanpur area of Haridwar in the early hours of Tuesday, the state's top police officer said. 

Amarjit Singh alias Bittu, a shooter with a INR one lakh bounty on his head, was killed while his accomplice fled, Uttarakhand Director General of Police Abhinav Kumar told ANI.  

The Uttarakhand STF and Haridwar Police have launched a joint operation to nab the absconding accused person, the DGP said.  

The police said more than 16 cases have been registered against Amarjeet Singh.    

Nanakmatta Gurdwara's 'karseva' chief Baba Tarsem Singh was shot dead on March 28 by two bike-borne assailants at the Nanakmatta Gurdwara in Udham Singh Nagar. 

Earlier on Sunday, the Udham Singh Nagar Senior Superintendent of Police increased the reward for both the absconding main accused (shooters) Amarjit Singh and Sarabjit Singh, from INR 50,000 to one lakh each. 

Three more accused persons were also arrested in the case. They were allegedly involved in orchestrating the crime by assembling criminals, providing resources, and supplying weapons, police said. 

(ANI) This is a syndicated news feed. HBTV has edited it for clarity.