Former cop, son booked
for occupying NRI’s house
SAS Nagar, October 23, 2007
Express news service
A Retired constable of Chandigarh Police and his son have been
booked by the Kharar Police for not handing back possession of
a house to its owner who is an NRI. The owner, who lives in the
US, had given a room and a kitchen to the accused to live in as
caretaker of the house. The accused in the case are yet to be
According to the information, Gur Iqbal Singh, the owner of the
house, had submitted a complaint to the SSP Mohali saying that
he had given a room and a kitchen in his house in Kharar, along
with a motorcycle, to Constable Gurjaib Singh to live there as
a caretaker. He said that he left for the US after that.
According to the complaint, Gur Iqbal’a brother came to
India in May 2007 and when he inquired about the motorcycle, Gurjaib
told him that he had sold it off to a scrapdealer. The complaint
states that the furniture of the house was found missing and Gurjaib
had also made certain alterations in the design of the house.
The complaint with the police states that when Gur Iqbal visited
India, he asked Gurjaib to vacate the premises, but the accused
and his son Sukhdeep misbehaved with him and said that they would
not vacate the house as it was their house.
According to the information, SSP Mohali deputed DSP Cyber Crime
Hargobind Singh to inquire into the matter following which a case
was registered against the father and son.