The Fact News Service
Fatehgarh Sahib, April 20
With Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government committed to make Punjab a crime-free state, Punjab Police on Thursday successfully solved a sensational case of ‘Human Sacrifice’ bid on a middle-aged woman with the arrest of two persons, who attempted to murder the victim as part of sorcery to get wealthy.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ropar Range Gurpreet Singh Bhullar has identified both the arrested accused persons as Kuldeep Singh alias Keepa and Jasvir Singh alias Jassi, both residents of village Ferozepur in Fatehgarh Sahib. The Police have also recovered a Hero Deluxe motorcycle (PB 52 B 2187) and a sickle used in crime from the possession of accused persons.
As per the information, a 50-years-old woman identified as Balvir Kaur of village Faror in Fatehgarh Sahib was found lying gravely injured in the fields near canal at village Ferozepur on Wednesday morning. The victim is out of danger and has been undergoing treatment at PGI Chandigarh.
IGP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, while addressing the media, said that both the accused persons were circus performers and used to perform cycle shows in different villages. Accused persons Keepa and Jassi met Balvir Kaur through her son Dharampreet, who became friends with them during their show at village Faror about eight months back, he said.
Divulging more details about preliminary investigations, SSP Fatehgarh Sahib Dr Ravjot Kaur Grewal said that both the accused persons wanted to rich and came in contact with a ‘Tantrik’ (Sorcerer), who asked them to perform a ‘Human Sacrifice’ on a woman.
She said that accused persons Keepa and Jassi on Tuesday called Balvir Kaur on pretext of taking her to Tantrik for paying obeisance, and took her to an isolated place in village Ferozepur to kill her, where they attacked her using a sickle resulting in grave injuries on her neck and other body parts.
“Following information from the villagers, the Police have immediately started investigations in this case and arrested both the accused persons,” said SSP Ravjot Kaur.
Meanwhile, a case FIR no. 38 dated 09.04.2023 has been registered under sections 307 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Police Station Fatehgarh Sahib.