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Mohali Court issues Arrest Warrant against Accused for jumping Bail in Double Murder Case

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Chaini Parwani –

Published On: November 25, 2021 at 14:55 IST

The Mohali District and Sessions Court issued an arrest warrant against Gaurav Kumar, held in horrifying Double Murder Case of Journalist KJ Singh and his mother.

Gaurav Kumar had failed to appear in Court while he was out on Bail.

A Bench of Judge Ranjan Khullar adjudicated the Court and issued the arrest warrant after Gaurav Kumar failed to appear in court.

Further the Court also issued an arrest warrant against Amrik Singh, the surety on behalf of Gaurav for the Grant of Bail.

Furthermore, the Court ordered “Surety Amrik Singh absent. Bailable warrants of Rs 15,000 be issued to surety Amrik Singh for the date fixed.”

Gaurav Kumar was granted Interim Bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on September 23, 2020

Further when the High Court passed a Notification asking Gaurav to appear in the concerned Court for Trial on December 22, 2020, he failed to appear.

Senior Journalist and former staffer of The Indian Express, KJ Singh and his mother Gurcharan Kaur (92), were found murdered at their house in Mohali’s Phase-3B2 on September 22, 2017.

On October 27, 2017, the District Police had arrested Gaurav Kumar (27) from Kajheri in Chandigarh and recovered the Ford Ikon car, camera, and other belongings of KJ Singh from the rented home of Gaurav Kumar.

The Court posted the Hearing on January 10.