Former Haryana MLA arrested in Chandigarh for liquor theft

Satwinder Singh was allegedly involved in a theft from a sealed Samalkha godown

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Panipat, May 14 : Police arrested Satwinder Singh, a former MLA of Rajaund constituency in Kaithal district, from Chandigarh on Wednesday night for his alleged involvement in liquor theft from a sealed godown in Samalkha.

Singh was arrested from Sector 3 in Chandigarh, near the MLA hostel, said SP Manisha Chaudhary.

He had contested the 2019 Assembly elections from Kalayat constituency in Kaithal district on a Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) ticket. He is considered to be close to Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala.

A crime team of Panipat police, under the supervision of DSP (Crime) Rajesh Phogat, nabbed the former MLA from Chandigarh on Wednesday night. The team had informed the Sector 3 police in Chandigarh about their raid.