Dehradun, November 18
The Uttarakhand police has sent it's team headed by a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) from Rudrapur to investigate the involvement of a police gunman of Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, Chairman of the Uttarakhand Minority Commission, in the killing of Ponty Chadha and his brother yesterday at Chhattarpur in New Delhi.

According to police officials, Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, hailing from Rudrapur, is a close business associate of Ponty Chadha and was present at the Chhattarpur farmhouse when the firing took place, leading to the death of Ponty Chadha and his brother.
According to Satyavrat Bansal, Director General of Police, although Delhi police has not contacted Uttarakhand police in the case, it has come to knowledge that Sukhdev Singh Namdhari was present at the scene of the crime, and his police gunman Sachin Tyagi also fired three shots from his gun, probably in self defence.
" We have sent a team headed by a DSP from Rudrapur to New Delhi to investigate the role of Sukhdev Singh Namdhari and his gunman in the incident," Satyarvart Bansal told mediapersons here today.
Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, a BJP leader, was appointed as Chairman of the Uttarakhand Minority Commission by the then BJP government. His tenure is likely to come to an end in the next few months. It is reported that Sachin Tyagi, a gunman provided by the police to Namdhari, has been detained by the Delhi police in the case. The policeman hails from Bahadarabad area of Haridwar district.
"Our team will investigate into all the possible angles of the case," the DGP added.

Tribune News Service

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