HPCC gen secy under lens in murder case
PANCHKULA: Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) general secretary Ram Kumar, his nephew Gurmeet, who is a builder, and associate Puppy, who is a liquor contractor, is under scanner in connection with the murder of Hoshiarpur girl Jyoti (25).
However, DCP, Panchkula, Parul Jain maintained that the investigation was in progress and culprits would be arrested soon.
Jyoti, a native of Bhunga village of Hoshiarpur, was found dead on a road in Sector 21 here on November 22. As per postmortem report, she died of head injury and had underwent an abortion recently. The police here had even called victim’s father to Sector 5 police station on Wednesday.
Sources said the victim had come in touch with Ram Kumar through Gurmeet and Puppy. As per the call details of the victim, she had talked to them many times. The girl had reportedly visited Baddi during the HP elections.
Sources said Jyoti had aborted her pregnancy and there was strong possibility that she was blackmailing a few persons, which led to her murder. Jyoti was pursuing BEd course.
Meanwhile, the police are questioning Ram Kumar, his nephew and associate in the case.