Peel Police made third arrest in Paviter Singh Bassi’s death case

Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau are investigating the 8th homicide of 2018 which claimed the life of a Brampton man.

On Monday, March 19, 2018, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers responded to reports of an assault taking place in the area of Sandalwood Parkway East and Cedarcliff Trail in the City of Brampton. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. Paviter Singh BASSI was rushed to a Toronto Trauma Centre where he later succumbed to his injuries.

On Friday, March 23, 2018 investigators arrested and charged Gurraj BASSI, a 21 year-old male from Brampton, for First Degree Murder.There is no familial relationship between the victim and the accused; he is the cousin of Karanvir Singh BASSI, who was arrested for First Degree Murder on Tuesday, March 20, 2108.

Gurraj BASSI will appear at the Ontario court of Justice in Brampton on Saturday, March 24, 2018 for a bail hearing.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, Dash-cam video, surveillance video, or anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting