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British citizen sent to police remand

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

A here today sent British national Jagtar Singh Johal to police remand for five days in connection with a case of Hindu Takht leader Amit Sharma.

The of judicial magistrate also sent him in judicial remand in another case pertaining to firing at Shakha in Kidwai Nagar.


On January 14 this year, two motorcycle-borne persons shot dead Amit Sharma near Durga Mata Mandir here.

In the other case, two persons had opened fire outside an shakha in Kidwai Nagar at Shaheedi Park here on January 18, 2016. worker Naresh Chauhan had a close shave in the incident and two suspects fled the spot.

Earlier, Johal's remand in the killing of church pastor Sultan Masih case had ended and he was sent in the judicial remand.

British national Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi is among five persons arrested by the Police in connection with targeted killing cases, including that of leader Jagdish Gagneja. Jaggi was apprehended from

The police had claimed to have found Jaggi's alleged involvement in conspiracy, coordination, funding and arranging of weapons for members of KLF module, which was busted in connection with the targeted killings.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 22:55 IST
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