Australia Man who allegedly murdered Jasmeen Kaur, 21, identified
Jury deciding verdict on man accused of lighting wife on fire
Kulwinder Singh is accused of pouring petrol on his wife and setting her alight at their Rouse Hill home in 2013. The jury on the case has today retired to decide on a verdict.Kulwinder Singh, 42, has pleaded not guilty to murdering Parwinder Kaur on December 2, 2013, at their Rouse Hill home.
The man who allegedly murdered a young nursing student before burying her in a shallow grave can now be identified after a court suppression order ended.
Tarikjot Singh, 21, was charged with killing Jasmeen Kaur, 21, after she was found buried at Moralana Creek, north of Hawker, in South Australia's mid-north, on March 7.
Ms Kaur, a carer and student, was last seen alive when she worked a shift at an Adelaide nursing home on March 5 before being reported missing the next day.
Singh, of Kurralta Park, was initially charged with failing to notify police of a reportable death.
Married couple arrested for allegedly orchestrating drug and gun ring
Husband, 77, and his 41-year-old wife are behind bars for allegedly orchestrating a multi-million dollar drug and gun ring across Sydney.The man, 77, and his 41-year-old wife were arrested during a raid on their Cherrybrook home in Sydney's northwest on Thursday morning after police began investigating the alleged criminal syndicate last year.
He allegedly led police to her grave before his charge was subsequently upgraded to murder,reports.
Singh was then remanded in custody after a brief appearance in Port Augusta Magistrates Court on March 9 where his name and image was ordered to be suppressed for 30 days. The order was lifted on Thursday.
The court heard Singh was in Australia on a student visa and had spent time in a short-stay mental health facility.
In mid-March, a memorial was held for Ms Kaur at the site where she was buried, with friends and family laying flowers, teddy bears and candles, and attaching a tribute to a nearby tree.
The scores of mourners then recited prayers in Punjabi, with her uncle Sam Bhardwaj saying they had gathered at the grave to 'show the love'.
Wife arrested in fur coat after accused of running drug and gun ring
A 41-year-old woman and her husband, 77, were hauled away during a raid on their home in Sydney's north west, after police began investigating the alleged criminal syndicate last year. Officers allegedly discovered the couple's clandestine lab inside an Airbnb property in Camperdown in April last year and seized 1.9kg of meth with an estimated street value of $1.9million.They were taken to Ryde Police Station where the woman was pictured arriving in a fur coat before being locked behind bars.
Ms Kaur's cousin Ramanpreet Kaur remembered Jasmeen, affectionately nicknamed 'Jasoo' by loved ones, as the 'most polite, kind-hearted and helpful girl'.
'We are feeling very strange as we never thought in the rarest of dreams this could happen to our Jasoo … (and) she would say goodbye to this world in such a tragic way,' she told reporters.
'I'm missing the conversations and the family times we had together.'
Ms Kaur was farewelled in a funeral service in Findon on April 1. Her body has reportedly been sent back to India to be laid to rest alongside her mother and twin siblings.
Singh has been remanded in custody to appear in court again on December 15.
NSW guard punched over face mask request .
A shopping centre security guard has been repeatedly punched in the face and head after stopping a northern NSW man for not wearing a mask indoors.The guard approached and offered the man a mask before allegedly being hit in a Lismore shopping centre on Thursday, NSW police said.