Singhu border murder case: The accused Nihang Saravjit Singh, who was detained on Friday night, has been sent to seven days of police custody by a court in connection with the Singhu border incident where a corpse was found hanging with hands and legs chopped at the spot where farmers’ protest.
On Friday, the body of a man, identified as Lakhbir Singh, was found hanging with hands, legs chopped at the spot where farmers’ protest is underway in Kundli, Sonipat.
Lakhbir Singh was a resident of village Cheema Khurd in Tarn Taran district of Punjab.
The deceased, about 35-36 years old, used to work as a labourer. Also, he had no criminal record or affiliation with any political party, informed the police.
Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday said the alleged killing of a man near the Singhu border was “unfortunate”, but it will not affect the farmers’ protest.
“Whatever happened is wrong and unfortunate. Someone killed him and later the police arrested the killer. The matter is subject to investigation. It will not affect farmers’ protest,” he said.