Constable accused of killing Chandigarh cop arrested from Delhi

ChandigarhFamily members of police inspector Sucha Singh, who was stabbed to death by suspended constable Basant Kumar, in Chandigarh on Saturday. (IE Photo: Jasbir Malhi)

The dismissed UT Police Constable Basant Kumar who murdered a Chandigarh Police Inspector Sucha Singh in the wee hours yesterday has been arrested by a special team of Haryana police from Delhi. Basant and his girlfriend Sarita both were wanted for murdering Sucha Singh and leaving another cop injured. According to Haryana police officials, Basant and Sarita were nabbed on the basis of secret information. Three teams of Haryana police claimed to be chasing Basant and Sarita and nabbed them finally in the wee hours today. Both Basant and Sarita shall be interrogated and produced in court today. Basant is facing charges of murdering Sarita's husband, mother-in-law and kidnapping her. The case is registered at Rai police station in Sonepat. Subsequently, both Basant and Sarita are facing murder and attempt to murder charges for killing Sucha Singh and leaving another Constable injured.

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