Man Kills Friend, Fakes His Own Death To Claim Rs 4 Cr, Held

Punjab: Police on Wednesday arrested a businessman who killed a  man to fake his own death for claiming ₹ 4 crore insurance money but could not escape the long arm of the law.

The arrested were identified as Gurpreet Singh, his wife Khushdeep Kaur and their accomplices Sukhwinder Singh, Jaspal Singh, Dinesh Kumar and Rajesh Kumar Sharma.

According to reports, the matter came to light after Sukhjeet’s wife Jeevandeep Kaur reported him missing.

Reportedly, Gurpreet befriended Sukhjeet, a resident of the Sainpur area, with the intention of killing him. The victim went missing on June 19, following which his wife lodged a police complaint in the matter.

Sukhjeet’s motorcycle and slippers were found near a canal on Patiala road and police initially suspected that he had committed suicide, they added.

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