Amarinder Singh transfers RSS leader Ravinder Gosain's murder case to NIA

ANI | Updated: Oct 20, 2017 00:25 IST

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 20 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday confirmed that on the request of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he has ordered transfer of leader Ravinder Gosain's murder case to National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Singh took to Twitter saying, "On request of @RSSorg, I've ordered transfer of Gosain murder case to NIA for better coordination between central agencies & Punjab police."

On October 17, 60-year-old Ravinder Gosain, RSS functionary, was shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants in Ludhiana's Kailash Nagar. The murder took place in the morning while Gosain was returning from a drill at a local RSS shakha.

Soon after that, the Punjab police constituted a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by a Deputy Commissioner of Police-rank officer to probe the murder.

Meanwhile, Amaridner Singh also announced Rs. 5 lakh compensation for the murder RSS leader's family and a government job for one of Gosain's four children. (ANI)