Kapurthala court frames charges against seven accused for murdering gangster Sukha Kahlon

15 November, 2017

District and session court of Kapurthala framed charges against seven accused for murdering gangster Sukhbir Singh Kahlwan, alias Sukha Kahlon in January 2015.

The court of additional session judge Jatinder Walia had framed the charges under Sections 302 (murder), 353 (criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 379 (theft) 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and the Arms Act against the seven accused.

According to the reports, a heavy security was deployed outside the district court complex during their hearing.

Sukha Kahlon was gunned down by at least 14 assailants, who even filmed the act and danced around the body in front of the policemen at Phagwara on January 22, 2015, when a team of six cops were taking him back to the Nabha jail, in a jeep after hearing in Jalandhar.