‘There’s nothing left in my life’: Father of young Indian woman killed in Surrey speaks out
Prabhleen Matharu, 21, was found dead last week in a Surrey home along with the body of an 18-year-old man from the Lower Mainland. Police have said Matharu was the victim of a homicide, and they are not looking for any other suspects. Speaking from the family's home in the Punjab village of Chitti in India, Matharu's father Gurdial Singh said he and his wife had spoken with her the day before her body was found on Nov. 21. "She was absolutely normal," he said. "She was happy and normal. She had no enemies.
At least six people were arrested, including two minors, afterat a Surrey home early Saturday morning.
Surrey RCMP descended on a home in the 10800-block of 139A Street shortly before 5 a.m., where they found evidence of gunfire.
The investigation quickly led officers to a second home of interest on 139A Street, where the arrests took place.
"All parties were cooperative, eventually leaving the home on their own accord and taken into custody," Insp. Manly Burleigh said at the scene.
Montreal police arrest 12 for gluing hands to store windows in Black Friday protest
Environmental activist groups such as Extinction Rebellion and La planète s'invite à l'université organized the protests, drawing several dozen people to the shopping district. They marched through malls and blocked traffic on Ste-Catherine Street. A chanting group gathered on the street, holding signs and blanketing the asphalt with colourful banners."While companies propose saving 20 per cent or 30 per cent, we propose you save 100 per cent," said Marouane Joundi, a spokesperson for La planète s'invite à l'université, referring to the idea of buying nothing on Black Friday.
No one was injured in the shooting or during the arrests, and no weapons were found in the second home, Burleigh added.
"It's unfortunate, but we're glad it came to safe resolution for everybody," he said.
Delta police assisted RCMP in the operation, which saw multiple officers surround both homes.
The investigation is ongoing. Burleigh wouldn't speak to a possible motive for the shooting.
Traffic has been closed on 139A Street between 108 and 109 avenues, where police expect to remain for several hours.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information helpful to the investigation is asked to contact Surrey RCMP or Crime Stoppers.
Vancouver man arrested and charged in shooting of innocent bystander in Surrey .
Surrey RCMP have arrested a Vancouver man in the shooting of an innocent bystander that occurred more than two years ago. 22-year-old Abd'l Malik Loubissi-Morris was arrested on Dec. 11 in Richmond. He's accused of shooting a 62-year-old woman who was visiting Surrey from Ontario on July 9, 2017. Police said at the time that people in two trucks exchanged gunfire in a residential area of the 7700 block of 147A Street at about 3:30 p.m. PT.The woman was a bystander and not the intended target, says Surrey RCMP Superintendent Elija Rain.