3 Arrested For Murder Of Suresh Raina’s Relatives
3 Arrested For Murder Of Suresh Raina’s Relatives: Three members of the gang that murdered members of cricketer Suresh Raina’s household in Punjab’s Pathankot final month, throughout a reported theft, have been arrested, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh stated Wednesday, as he declared the case “solved”.
Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta stated the accused had been a part of an inter-state gang of robber-criminals and that 11 different members of that gang, certainly one of whom has already been recognized had been on the run. Efforts are being made to seize them as properly, the senior cop added.
Mr Raina, who visited his household earlier as we speak, stated: “The police are doing a good job. I thank the Chief Minister for helping us.”
According to Mr Gupta the SIT (Special Investigation Team) probing the case obtained a tip earlier this week that the three arrested suspects – recognized as Sawan (alias Matching), Muhobbat and Shahrukh Khan, all residents of Rajasthan – had been holed up in slum dwellings close to the Pathankot Railway Station.
The police raid that adopted recovered two wood sticks (presumably used as weapons), two gold rings and money price Rs 1,530.
The accused instructed the police they had been a part of a gang that had dedicated related crimes throughout components of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and even Jammu and Kashmir. They stated they jumped from one location to a different by following landmarks corresponding to canals and railway traces.
Ahead of the assault – which occurred on the intervening evening of August 19/20 – the gang met up close to the home of Ashok Kumar (Mr Raina’s uncle) after travelling in teams of two or three to keep away from suspicion. Their first two tried robberies on the evening failed – Mr Kumar’s home was the third.
Five of the accused entered the home (they used a ladder to climb the wall) and noticed three members of Mr Raina’s household sleeping on mats on the ground.
The suspects hit them on the pinnacle earlier than transferring by means of the home, attacking others and escaping with money and gold ornaments, DGP Dinkar Gupta stated.
They escaped, separated as soon as once more into teams of two or three and reached the railway station, the place they divided the spoils and dispersed, Mr Gupta stated.
Mr Raina, 33, misplaced his uncle (Mr Kumar) and his cousin Kaushal Kumar within the assault. His aunt (Mr Kumar’s spouse, Asha Rani) stays in vital situation. Two others injured within the assault have been discharged from the hospital.
The cricketer arrived to be together with his household after the assault.
“What happened to my family is Punjab was beyond horrible. My uncle was slaughtered to death, my bua & both my cousins had severe injuries. Unfortunately, my cousin also passed away last night after battling for life for days,” the cricketer, who had pulled out of the forthcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season resulting from “personal reasons”, tweeted.
Mr Raina had appealed to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for assist, and Mr Singh had responded: “Beta (my son)… we will make sure that the guilty are brought to justice”.