Jailed NRI mastermind
to kill 3 relatives- Three contract killers arrested
Jalandhar, Sep 21, 2007
Col. Sant Singh
US deported NRI, Amarjit Singh alias Sweety lodged
in Patiala Jail for murder case, gave a contract to three people
for for killing three of his own relatives. He promised to pay
( Rs. 25 lakh) 2.5 million for the killings, and paid nearly over
6 lakh as advance of the contract amount to Harjinder. He met
the criminals in the prison.
In 2004, NRI Amarjit's brother Gurpratap Singh died
and he suspected that the family of his brother's wife, Rajwinder
Kaur, her father, Baldev Singh and her brother Balwinder Singh
of village Ajnoha, district Kapurthala had poisoned Gurpratap.
Amarjit liked to eliminate the family of his deceased brother
Police told news media that during a routine checking
at Ladowali Road, three motorcycle-borne youths were overpowered
when they tried to escape. They recovered two knives, one 9 MM
pistol, 48 live cartridges, one countrymade pistol and the contract
The three arrested men, identified as:
- Harjinder Singh of village Ramraj in District Mazaffarnagar,
- Avtar Singh of village Muhakamgarh
- Paramjit Singh of village Khankha, Hoshiarpur.
According to the police officials, there are several
criminal cases pending against them.
The police got a tip and arrested the three killers
Singh nabbed by Mohali police
Harpreet murder-accused nabbed by Mohali police
Express News Service
SAS Nagar, March 25, 2006
MOHALI Police today arrested Amarjit Singh alias Sweety who
had allegedly killed Harpreet Singh, a seventeen-year-old boy
of Phase X, Mohali, with a sharp-edged weapon in Phase IIIB-2.
Amarjit Singh was today arrested at the Ropar Bus Stand where
he was trying to leave the city on a bus.
Amarjit Singh had allegedly stabbed Harpreet Singh eight times
in a drunken brawl on the night of March 22 in the parking outside
a lodge in Phase III-B2 of Mohali where the two along with Jagir
Singh (father of Harpreet Singh) had been reportedly drinking
Mohali SP Varinderpal Singh while talking to Newsline said that
during the investigation the police found that Amarjit was an
NRI and had been deported from USA on August 2004 after committing
some major offence.
He was living from hand to mouth and took a room on rent in Phase-II
some eight months back where Harpreet’s father Jagir singh
ran a food joint.
Amarjit used to take meals or call Jagir or Harpreet for home
delivery and developed contacts with the two.
According to SP Mohali Amarjit Singh’s mother came back
from USA and took him to Sangatpura village in Phagwara to hand
him the land owned by the family. She transferred the family land
in Amarjit’s name and went back to USA.
With the increase of the price of land, Amarjit sold some of
his land and started living lavishly. He also bought two expensive
In Mohali he had contacts only with the Jagir’s family
and he often used to visit them.
SP Mohali said that there were already three FIR’s of quarrelling
against Amarjit in Ludhiana, Phagwara and Jalandhar as he had
a tendency to get violent after getting drunk.
On March 22, Amarjit was in Chandigarh where his car met with
an accident and he was arrested by the Chandigarh Police in Sector
He called up Harpreet who took his father with him and the matter
was settled with a compromise and no case was registered then.
The SP said that Amarjit would be produced in the court tomorrow.