Abohar, June 9
Gangster Jaipal Bhullar who was killed on Wednesday in a joint operation by Punjab Police, West Bengal Police and central safety businesses, was also wished by Abohar police for allegedly threatening Gurjant Singh alias Janta Lahoria, a key witness within the notorious Bhim Tank murder case on December 19, 2019.
Bhim Tank murder incident sufferer and key witness Gurjant Singh, alias Janta Lahoria, had on January 9, 2019 approached the police for safety fearing that some individuals might remove him and his household if he gave an announcement towards liquor baron Shiv Lal Doda, a conspirator within the case, within the district court docket.
Police mentioned a case was registered beneath Sections 195A (threatening any particular person to present false proof), 506 (prison intimidation) and 120B (prison conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code. Shiv Lal Doda, his nephew Amit Doda, property enterprise accomplice Rajiv Chugh, SAD Abohar circle president Suresh Satija and Jaipal Singh Bhullar of Ferozepur had been named within the FIR. Satija later denied the allegations.
Cops had been deployed at Gurjant’s Subhash Nagar residence right here. The then SP Dr Ketan Baliram Patil and DSP Rahul Bhardwaj had visited the locality after receiving the criticism and made sufficient safety preparations. They had assured the household of fool-proof safety cowl.
Gurjant had accompanied Bhim Tank to Doda’s farmhouse in Ramsara village on December 11, 2015. While Bhim died after his limbs had been chopped off, Gurjant survived the assault.
Gurjant mentioned in an announcement to the town police that, “On December 19, 2019 a person referred to as and threatened me with dire penalties if I deposed towards Shiv Lal Doda, Amit Doda and Simranjit within the court docket.”
Bhullar couldn’t be rounded up for interrogation on this case also.