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A Non Resident Indian (NRI) has been booked by the police for allegedly threatening a prime eyewitness Gurjant Singh Janta, in the murder case of Bhim Tank which has taken place near Abohar.
The statement of Gurjant Singh Janta had lead to life imprisonment of Shiv Lal Doda who is a liquor baron and also to 24 others.
The followers and the supporters of Doda has killed Bhim and has grievously injured Gurjant Singh Janta who is a friend of Bhim, at his farmhouse in Ramsara village near Abohar on December 11,2015.
A complaint has been filed by Gurjant which stated that, Ankush Chalana, who is a kin of a member of the core committee which has been constituted by Doda when he has contested as an independent candidate in the assembly elections from the constituency of Abohar in 2017, has threatened him in a post on the social media platform. The post read, “Janta, tera time a gaya” which when translated to English states Janta, your time is up.
Rahul Bhardwaj, the deputy superintendent of police (DSP) of Abohar has been marked by the senior superintendent of police (SSP) Fazilka, for inquiring into the matter. Rahul Bhardwaj has ordered to register a case against Ankush, after the investigation of the matter has been done.
The case has been filed against Ankush under Section 66 of the Information Technology(IT) Act, 2000, on Sunday.
The police protection is being provided to Gurjant Singh Janta as he is suspected to be in danger and threat to his life, as he was the prime eyewitness in the murder of Bhim Tank and had also been attacked sustaining multiple injuries during the murder of Tank which had taken place in the year 2015, on December 11.
By Shrithika Kushangi