Former J-K MLC murder case: Accused's handwritten note of confession goes viral on social media, police investigating post

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New Delhi [India], September 12 (ANI): The Delhi Police Crime Branch is investigating a viral handwritten note, a photo of which was posted on the Facebook account of Harmeet Singh, an accused in the murder of former Jammu and Kashmir MLC Trilochan Singh Wazir.

According to the police, Singh has allegedly confessed to the crime in the post which has now gone viral on social media.

Delhi Police Crime Branch said that it is verifying that whether the note was uploaded from Singh's Facebook account or a new account was created for this in his name.

The Delhi police is also interrogating the family of another accused in the case, Harpreet Singh, in Jammu.

On Friday, the FIR registered by Delhi Police in connection with Wazir's murder was transferred to the crime branch.

As per the neighbours of the absconding accused, Harpreet Singh, he was operating a new channel named 'Sadda Haq' from the apartment.

Earlier, on Friday, the Delhi Police had launched a search operation to nab suspects, Harpreet and Harmeet, in the murder case.

The Delhi Police launched a search operation to nab the two accused Harpreet and Harmeet Singh in the murder case.

As per the police, the murder was pre-planned and the flat in Moti Nagar where Wazir was murdered was rented in January. The accused had also informed the landlord beforehand that the flat would be vacated by September 10.

The police investigation also revealed that the murder was initially planned in July but could not be executed then. The motive of the murder is expected to be clear when both suspects are arrested.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Saturday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the death of the senior party leader and former Member Legislative Council in mysterious circumstances in the national capital earlier this month.

"Multiple theories are making round about the death and therefore to bring out the truth, an inquiry by the CBI should be ordered forthwith", senior National Conference leaders, led by Provincial President Devender Singh Rana, Ajay Kumar Sadhotra, Surjeet Singh Slathia, Rattan Lal Gupt and Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo, had said in a joint statement, issued from Sher-i-Kashmir Bhavan here this afternoon.

They said that the investigations should be carried out on a fast track basis to bring the culprits to justice for the heinous crime committed, the statement added. (ANI)

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