A woman charged with murder in an alleged love-triangle slaying was denied bail Friday.
Gurpreet Ronald is charged with first-degree murder in the January death of Jagtar Gill along with the dead woman’s husband, Bhupinderpal Gill.
It has already been reported that Jagtar Gill was found dead by the couple’s teenaged daughter on Jan. 29.
Ronald, who is also married with children, was arrested in April after a lengthy police investigation.
Bhupinderpal Gill, Ronald’s OC Transpo colleague with whom she was allegedly having an affair, was arrested days later. He too remains in custody.
Police on scene of an apparent drive-by shooting that ended the life of an Indo-Canadian in his late teens.
Homicide investigators in the Lower Mainland have been busy of late with murders taking place all over the lower mainland and now in the Fraser Valley with this latest killing of young Indo-Canadian which the LINK has learned is Herman Biring, the son of Sukhjivan Singh Biring “Thakra”, who is also known as a promoter of Punjabi shows in the Abbotsford area.
By R. Paul Dhillon
With News Files
ABBOTSFORD – A drive-by shooting in Abbotsford left a young man dead, who sources out of Abbotsford say is an Indo-Canadian in his late teens
Sources tell the LINK that Herman Biring is the victim of ongoing conflict between two Indo-Canadian groups in the Fraser Valley, which police had earlier warned would get more violent and feared people dying as a result of the continuing escalation
Police responded to the area around Sparrow Drive and Goldfinch Street in the city just after 8 p.m.
They found a male, believed to be in his late teens, slumped over inside a dark coloured SUV and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, reported CTV News.
He was pronounced dead on scene.
Officials said Tam Van Ho, 28, has now been charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident.
The incident happened on July 20 at 100 Avenue and 117 Street.
Surveillance video of the suspect showed him entering Steamworks Bathhouse around 2 a.m. that morning and leaving around 4:24 a.m.
He then entered a BMW Z6 parked behind the Jewish Seniors Centre.
The victim was sleeping on the ground in the area when he was pushed and dragged along the ground by the vehicle.
He sustained non-life threatening injures.
Police said Ho turned himself in on Aug. 15.
He has since been released on a promise to appear.
With files from Julia Parrish
Maclean’s investigates how a repeat felon, ordered deported 10 years ago, managed to stay in Canada
July 7, 2014
When emergency crews rushed through the front door that winter night—Jan. 21, 2014—they found white tiles covered in blood and two people clinging to life. It was a gruesome, chaotic scene, even for a seasoned paramedic. Whoever swung the blade, again and again, had already fled.
Anita Summan, who owned the home in Brampton, Ont., was lying at the bottom of the main wooden staircase, alert but fading. Summan’s daughter, in her bedroom when the assailant pounced, had sprinted to her side. “She was still alive,” says Sonali Summan, 22. “I was in a hysterical shock, trying to figure out what was going on.”
Jeyarasan Manikaraja, 40, is dead and a 34-year-old is in custody after a stabbing near 7745 Mountain Sights, just north of Pare in Cote des Neiges at 9:30 p.m. Monday evening.
Manikaraja, a father of three who worked in a restaurant, was found in a nearby alleyway and rushed to hospital but later succumbed to knife wounds to the upper body, believed to be around his neck.
Police rounded up a suspect in a nearby apartment soon after. They believe that a lovers’ triangle might have been at the root of the dispute.
The victim’s son Abisath Manikarajah told CTV Montreal that he watched on as his father was pulled away by the man who brought him down a hill outside of his building.
Manikaraja and the suspect are members of the local Sri Lankan community. According to the victim’s brother, the two were from the same village in Sri Lanka.
TORONTO – A day after being acquitted of sex-related charges, a former Toronto imam was arrested Wednesday for extradition to the United States.
Mohammad Masroor, 50, is wanted in Michigan and Florida on charges of criminal sexual contact with a person under 13, Toronto Police said.