Week after Dalit suicide, 2 still at large

Muktsar (India), August 19 (KMS): A week after a Dalit man of Chak Tamkot village here allegedly died by suicide over police inaction in tracing his ‘kidnapped’ wife, two of the five accused are still on the run.

On August 10, Jagmeet Singh allegedly hanged himself from a tree and left a suicide note. Thereafter, an FIR was registered against five persons, including his wife. The National Commission for Scheduled Castes, too, has sought an action-taken report from the SSP and Deputy Commissioner.

Meanwhile, the police had suspended the then SHO of Lakhewali police station and an ASI in this regard.

Those arrested are deceased’s wife Satvir Kaur, Khushbag Singh and his mother Harjit Kaur and the accused still evading arrest are Gora Singh and Chhinder Bhagwan Singh.