AAP nominee Hindi murder case : Wife, paramour among four held

Two days after an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate for zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls Harwinder Singh alias Hinda, 42, was found murdered at his house in Jethuke village, around 40km from the district headquarters, on Monday morning, police arrested his wife Kiranpal Kaur and three others, on Thursday.“Kiranpal, along with her paramour Sandeep Kumar of a Mansa village were the main conspirators in the murder of Harwinder Singh,” Bathinda zone inspector general of police (IG) MF Farooqi told a press conference on Wednesday. The other three accomplices, who have been arrested are Makhan Ram and Chamkaur Singh of Maari village and Jehmal Singh of Bhaini village. Both the villages are in Bathinda. Kumar is absconding.The murder had raised political temperature in the state with AAP MLA and leader of opposition in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Harpal Singh Cheema calling it a ‘political’ murder at a press conference. The local unit of the party had also protested, alleging that the police were soft-pedalling and not carrying out proper investigation.

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