Mohinder Pal Bittoo, who was the main accused in the Bargari sacrilege cases was murdered on Saturday evening. Mohinder Pal Singh Bittoo was killed by two inmates in a Patiala jail where he was lodged.
Mohinder Pal Singh Bittoo was attacked by two inmates at the Nabha jail at around 5 pm. He was taken to a hospital in a serious condition where he was declared brought dead.Initial investigations have revealed that 48-year-old Bittoo, a resident of Faridkot, was attacked by Gursewak Singh and Maninder Singh, who were in jail in a murder case.Assistant jail superintendent and two jail wardens of Nabha jail have been suspended in the case.
Mohinder Pal Bittoo was the member of a 45-member community of the Dera and also one of the 150 Dera followers who were booked by the Panchkula Police for violence after the conviction of the Dera head, Ram Rahim.