Ghaziabad: Jasbir Singh, investigating officer and key CBI witness in the Aaruhi-Hemraj murder case was killed along with two other policemen in an accident in the district.

Jasbir, witness number 120 in the case, had probed the Aarushi case in the beginning and had taken Rajesh Talwar into remand, police said on Tuesday.

Jasbir along with two other policemen was on duty at a police check-post in violence-hit Masuri area of Ghaziabad when a mini-truck rammed into them on September 20.

Jasbir, Sub-Inspector of Ghaziabad police and head constable Pritam Singh of PAC were killed on the spot while a constable succumbed to his injuries in a hospital.

(Agencies)

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