Patiala, February 27, 2015 (Yes Punjab News)
A Patiala court today acquitted five people accused of the murder of Rulda Singh, former chief of Punjab Unit of Rashtriya Sikh Sangat.
The court of Additional Sessions Judge Nirbhow Singh Gill announced the verdict in the case that dates back to the year 2009.
Those who have been acquitted include Darshan Singh, Gurjant Singh, Jagmohan Singh, Daljit Singh and Amarjit Singh.
Out of the above accused one is from Malayasia, one from Mumbai and one from Uttar Pradesh. The two other accused are residents of Bassi Pathana in Punjab.
Rulda Singh was fired upon in July 2009 at Anaj Mandi here by unidentified gunmen. He remained hospitalised for quite some time and succumbed to his injuries on October 15, 2009.
The Police had then arrested all the above five accused in the case but the court said that the police could not prove its case against them.
It is pertinent to mention here that Jagtar Singh Tara extradited from Thailand and Ramandeep Singh Goldy extradited from Malaysia are also accused in this case.