Jassi murder case: 19 years on, charges framed against mother, uncle by Sangrur court

Written by Ragini Joshi

Published on : September 17, 2019 9:13

Jassi Murder Case  : Over 19 years have been passed, when Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu alias Jassi was murdered in Punjab. She was Canadian resident.
Jassi was killed for marrying against the wishes of her family. Today, Sangrur court (Punjab, India) has framed charges against her mother Malkiat Kaur Sidhu (70) and maternal uncle Surjit Singh Badesha (74), who are lodged in Kapurthala jail.
“The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Smriti Dhir framed charges under sections 302 , 307 and 120-B against Malkiat Kaur and Badesha. After   they were extradited, Sangrur police had submitted a supplementary chargesheet against both of them in the Malerkotla court, and later the case was transferred to the Sangrur court,” said Ashwani Chaudhary, counsel of Sukhwinder Singh Mithu, husband of the deceased Jassi.