Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead in Mohali

The police suspects KJ Singh and his mother Gurcharan Kaur were murdered

The police suspects KJ Singh and his mother Gurcharan Kaur were murdered

A senior journalist KJ Singh and his 92-year-old mother Gurcharan Singh were found murdered at their residence in Mohali. Singh was found with his throat slit, while his mother was suspected to have been strangulated in their Phase 3B2 home. Giving details of the incident, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) AlamVijay Singh confirmed the double murder and said the motive behind the murder is being investigated.

The senior media person in his sixties had worked with both national and worldwide news outlets including The Indian Express and The Times of India.

The house was ransacked and things were missing, the police said.

New Delhi, Sep 23:Urging the government to track down the killers, the Indian Journalists Union on Saturday strongly condemned the killing of senior journalist K J Singh and his mother in Mohali.

Singh began his career with the Indian Express. He had also worked with The Times of India and The Tribune in Chandigarh.

Mumbai: Both Senior journalist KJ Singh and his mother found dead at residence. Earlier, Santanu Bhowmick, a journalist from "Dinrat" news channel was kidnapped and killed in West Tripura district.

Earlier on September 5, a senior journalist and an outspoken activist was shot dead outside her residence in southwestern state of Karnataka.

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