Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Oct 7: Ranjeet Sardar alias Ranjit Singh of Telco was shot dead by his rivals following an old enmity. This was revealed on Thursday by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), East Singhbhum, Prabhat Kumar, at a press conference.
The SSP said the names of four persons have surfaced in the police investigation so far. Two accused including one Anil Kumar of Adityapur have been arrested. Search is on to arrest the other two accused, he said.
“The enmity between Ranjeet and his rival Sholay led to the killing. While in jail, Ranjeet had reported beaten up Sholay and spat on his face. Sholay felt insulted after the incident and wanted to take revenge. He murdered Ranjeet with the help of his three associates,” said the SSP.
The SSP said more people could be involved in the murder conspiracy. He said three cases were lodged against Ranjeet Singh with Golmuri PS and one case was lodged against him with MGM PS.
According to the SSP, Anil Kumar was arrested for giving shelter to Sholay and other criminals. An investigation is on to identify all those who could be involved in the murder planning and its execution.
The SSP had formed a team led by SP City K Vijay Shankar to investigate Ranjeet Singh murder case.