Australia beach murder: Delhi court sends nurse to five-day judicial custody

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NEW DELHI: A Delhi court docket on Friday despatched a 38-year-old Indian-origin nurse, who allegedly killed an Australian lady in Queensland in 2018, to five-day judicial custody until November 30.

Rajwinder Singh, who fled to Australia after the crime, was arrested by the Delhi Police Particular Cell earlier within the day.

Toyah Cordingley was strolling her canine on Wangetti Seashore, 40 km north of Cairns in Queensland, when Singh killed her.

Not too long ago, the Australian police had declared 1,000,000 greenback reward for any info resulting in his arrest.

Singh, who initially hails from Buttar Kalan in Punjab, used to work as a nurse in Innisfail, Queensland.

“On November 4, via Twitter, the Australian High Commission had declared a reward of one million Australian dollars on the arrest of Singh, an Indian-origin Australian citizen, who had committed the gruesome murder of an Australian woman on October 21, 2018 in Queensland and had been absconding ever since,” mentioned police.

In response to a senior police official, Interpol had additionally issued Red Nook Discover (RCN), relating to the mentioned accused and the CBI/Interpol, New Delhi had additionally issued a non-bailable warrant, beneath the Extradition Act, towards his title from the Patiala Home Courtroom on November 21, 2022.

“On November 25, at around 6 am, specific inputs were shared by CBI/Interpol and Australian counterparts following which in an intelligence-based operation, the accused was apprehended by the team of Special Cell from near GT Karnal Road,” mentioned the official .

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