Mentally Unstable Man Accused Of Beheading Child Found Dead


FARIDKOT – Police recovered a body of anaccused, who was absconding after beheadinga seven-year-old child on December 9 in frontof Government Primary School at PhiddeKalan village in the district. The body ofHarjinder Singh (25) was recovered fromRajasthan Feeder Canal near Lohgarh villageon the Punjab-Haryana border. The police saidthat after killing the child, the mentally illaccused committed suicide by jumping into thecanal on December 9. As the search for Singhdid not yield result, police suspected that theaccused had committed suicide by jumpinginto the canal. After a body, resembling theaccused, was found floating in the canal, thepolice verified with his family.