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Punjab: Hundreds pay tribute after senior journalist KJ Singh, mother cremated

Singh and his mother were found murdered in their home

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Punjab: Hundreds pay tribute after senior journalist KJ Singh, mother cremated
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Senior journalist K J Singh and his mother Gurcharan Kaur, who were found killed at their residence yesterday, were cremated on Sunday.

The funeral pyre was lit by Vijaypal Singh, an elder brother of K J Singh.

Apart from the family members, a large number of media- persons and eminent persons from various fields were present.

On behalf of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, his Media Adviser Raveen Thukral paid homage to the departed souls.

Veteran journalist Singh and his 92-year-old mother were found killed at their residence here yesterday.

While 64-year-old Singh's throat had been slit, his mother Gurcharan Kaur was suspected to have been strangled at their Phase 3B2 home. The post-mortem was conducted on Sunday at the Government Civil Hospital, Mohali.

The Punjab police has set up a Special Investigative Team (SIT) under Inspector General (Crime) to probe the crime.

CM's media adviser Thukral said the killers would not be spared and would soon be in the police net.  

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