Former minister arrested


In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police arrested, today, former so-called minister Jatinder Singh alias Babu Singh in Kathua district of Jammu region.

The police arrested Jatinder Singh in a case related to the recovery of Hawala money, a police officer said. Singh was at large since March 31 and police issued a lookout notice for him on April 6.

“He (the former minister) was arrested from Kathua district and is being brought to Jammu for questioning,” Senior Superintendent of Police, Jammu, Chandan Kohli, told the media. Singh was a minister in the Peoples Democratic Party-Congress regime in IIOJK in 2002-2005 and now is the chairman of an organisation, Nature-Mankind Friendly Global Party.

The police have already arrested APHC leader, Mohammad Shrief Sartaj, and three other persons Mohammad Shareef Shah, Sidhant Sharma and S Gurdev Singh and implicated them in the case.—KMS


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