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RCMP Investigators Arrest two suspects in 2007 Chestermere Homicide

 

Chestermere, Alberta – RCMP have arrested and charged two males in relation to the deadly shooting and homicide of Pirtpal Singh JHAJJ** which occurred on Saturday, May 12, 2007 in Chestermere, Alberta.

Sanjit RANHU, a 30 year old male of Drumheller has been charged with First Degree Murder and two counts of Discharging a Firearm with Intent to Endanger Life.

Amaritpal SINGH, a 29 year old male of Surrey, British Columbia was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder.

Both RANHU and SINGH are in custody to appear in court at a later date.

“These arrests are as a result of several years of investigation, perseverance, attention to detail and team work between our various RCMP units”, says Inspector Derek Williams, Officer in Charge of the Alberta RCMP Major Crime Unit in Southern Alberta. “There is no time limit on our Homicide investigations when it comes to solving and bringing these matters to the Crown and Court for Prosecution”.

Pirtpal was 24 years old at the time of his death.  RCMP investigators have been in contact with the JHAJJ family regarding these developments.

A follow-up media release will be sent once the court dates have been determined.

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