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Seeking prize money, witness moves court

Chandigarh: Nearly 20 years after one of the prime witnesses Balwinder Singh provided clues to the identity of Punjab’s then Chief Minister Beant Singh’s assassins, he moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court today seeking his share of prize money. Notice of motion has been issued on his plea. Currently deployed with the UT police, Balwinder Singh and painter Surinder Sharma ...

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Residents of Beant assassin’s village mum over his release

Narangwal Khurad, Ludhiana:  Residents of this nondescript village of Ludhiana district are tight-lipped over the state government’s decision to release Lakhwinder Singh Lakha on parole. He was convicted in the infamous Beant Singh assassination case. However, they have been eagerly awaiting his release. Grateful to Gurbakash Singh Khalsa for paving the way for his son’s release, Darshan Singh said the ...

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Jail lifts curbs on Balwant Singh Rajoana, no solitary confinement

Patiala, Punjab: Balwant Singh Rajoana was on Tuesday taken out of solitary confinement and allowed to meet with other convicts in Patiala jail following orders from the office of Inspector General (Prisons) Jagjit Singh. Rajoana had been locked in a condemned cell since his conviction in July 2007 in the assassination of former chief minister Beant Singh. “We have issued ...

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