SAD, BJP leaders booked for abetting suicide

A local builder allegedly committed suicide here, following which four persons including two leaders of ruling SAD and BJP were booked for abetting the suicide, police said on Saturday.

Jalandhar: A local builder allegedly committed suicide here, following which four persons including two leaders of ruling SAD and BJP were booked for abetting the suicide, police said on Saturday.

Raman Pasricha, a resident of Rasila Nagar had lost money to the tune of Rs 50 lakh in gambling to four persons, including SAD leader Harkomal Singh and BJP leader Amit Taneja, who hinged his car and other assets, according to a complaint filed by Sabeena, wife of Pasricha.

Acting on the complaint, police booked Bantu Sahri, Anil Kapoor, Taneja and Singh for abetting the suicide.
According to the police, Pasricha was worried for the past few days after losing heavily in gambling, and died this morning after consuming poison last night.

PTI

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