Court issues NBW against star witness

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 1: In the much publicized murder case of cement tycoon RB Chopra, his wife Madhu Chopra, daughter Saloni Chopra, servant Sonu and driver Jagan Nath, Principal Sessions Judge Jammu Kartar Singh has issued non-bailable warrants against star witness Surinder Singh.
While issuing warrants against star witness, Principal Sessions Judge observed, “the prosecution witness namely Surinder Singh was summoned through non bailable warrant and he appeared in the court on January 27, 2014. Later, warrants issued against him were withdrawn subject to furnishing of bail bond and personal bond of the amount Rs 20,000 each but despite execution of his bail bond and personal bond he has not appeared in the court”.
“The witness is being examined since long and he was summoned through all the modes but he is always playing the game of hide and seek”, the court said and directed that all the witnesses be summoned through non-bailable warrants which shall be sent to SSP Jammu for compliance. The SSP was directed to produce the witness in the court on February 8, 2014 for recording his statement.