Ludhiana, April 30, 2008
Singh and his wife Manjit arrested for stabbing UK NRI
SSP, Mr Cheema told media today that Kamaljit Singh
and his wife Manjit were regular visitors to the Jasmer Singh's
house and had planned to kill him to loot him. They lived right
opposite the Jasmer’s house.
According to the police report, Manjeet prepared
the tea and put sleeping pills in it. After drinking the tea Jasmer
fell unconscious and Kamaljeet covered his face with a pillow so
that he could not raise an alarm. But when they saw Jasmer gaining
consciousness, Kamaljeet stabbed him almost 39 times in stomach
and chest. They tied his arms and legs with his own turban.
The police arrested the couple from an amusement park
and recovered some cash, 140 grams of gold, a mobile phone and two
suitcases full of small items such as perfumes and chocolates from
In January 25, Jasmer Singh, a retired employee of
Ford company, came to India with his family for the marriage of
his son which was solemnized on February 13. He decided to stay
one week more when his family left UK one week ago.
NRI found dead in a pool of blood inside his home in Ludhiana
Ludhiana, April, 28, 2008
Ludhiana Police said the body of the UK NRI (non-resident
Indian) Jasmer Singh, 6o, who lived alone at his home in the Gurmel
Park, Ludhiana for the past three months, was found by a neighbor
in a pool of blood.
Jasmer's relative from UK, contacted neighbors when
he failed to answer their phone calls. The neighbors founded Jasmer
lying in a pool of blood, a bottle of whisky and two glasses near
Police said he appeared to have murdered by someone
known to him after getting him drunk. There were no signs of forcible
entry into the house and an autopsy would be carried out to determine
A case has been registered by the police for further