Mohali, 25 September(Wishav Warta): The body of senior journalist KJ Singh, who was found murdered in his house in Mohali on Saturday, bore 14-16 stab wounds, according to the report of a panel of doctors who conducted post-mortem in Mohali civil hospital.
“Apart from Singh’s throat being slit, the body had 14-16 stab wounds, one right next to the heart. The fingers of the right hand also slit and the crime might have occurred between midnight and 2 am on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. His mother was strangled with a cloth soon after he was killed,” one of the doctors said.
The house of murdered journalist K J Singh was ransacked and gold ornaments that his 92-year-old mother used to wear are missing, police said on Sunday. Cops believe that professional killers are behind the crime.
Mohali SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal said, “The way the crime has been executed shows it can only be the handiwork of professional killers. We have many vital clues in the case. Soon the criminals will be apprehended. We are not ruling out a contract killing.”