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No headway in body-in-bag case | Ludhiana News

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Ludhiana: A day after the body of a driver was found in a bag in his truck near Jalandhar Bypass, police are yet to make progress in the case.
The deceased has been identified as 30-year-old Harpreet Singh of Balachaur, Nawanshahr.
Harpreet’s brother Harneet Singh said in his police complaint, “On March 27, my brother loaded the truck with iron at Mandi Gobindgarh and left for Faridabad. On April 3, when I tried calling him up, his cellphone was switched off.”
With no word from Harpreet, the family started looking for him and found his truck parked on a service lane near Jalandhar Bypass. “When we opened the truck door, a foul smell emanated from it. Later, we found a bag inside it, which had the body of my brother.”
After recovering the body, police shifted it to civil hospital for the post-mortem.
Police have booked the unidentified accused under section 302 (murder) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC.
Salem Tabri ASI Kashmir Singh said, “The autopsy will reveal the cause of death. We are checking the CCTV cameras installed in the area to trace the accused.”

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