Shimla, June 15
Reportedly, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Kalyani Singh, the daughter of Himachal Pradesh High Court Acting Chief Justice Sabina in the 2015 Sippy Sidhu murder case.
Singh was produced before Special Judge Sukhdev Singh who remanded her to four-day CBI custody, the report said. Sukhmanpreet Singh Sidhu, alias Sippy Sidhu, a national level shooter and lawyer was shot dead in September 2015 in Chandigarh’s Sector 27. As per reports, a woman was accompanying Sidhu during the incident. The CBI had initially asked the person to come forward and give details failing which it would be presumed that she had a role in the offence.
“The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested an accused in an on-going investigation of a case related to murder of Sukhmanpreet Singh @ Sippy Sidhu (a lawyer & National level shooter),” informed a spokesperson of CBI.
They said that CBI had registered a case on 13.04.2016 on the request of Chandigarh Administration and had taken over the investigation of FIR No. 374 dated 21.09.2015, earlier registered at Police Station, Sector-26, Chandigarh related to murder of Sukhmanpreet Singh @ Sippy Sidhu in the night of 20.09.2015 in Sector 27, Chandigarh by unknown persons. He was a National level Shooter. He had started his own Law firm in the name of M/s Sippy Sidhu LLB at Mohali (Punjab).
During further investigation, alleged involvement of accused came forth in the case. Accordingly, she was examined and arrested. The arrested accused was produced today in the Court of Special Judicial Magistrate, Chandigarh and remanded to 04 days police custody.
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