Wanted Indian nurse, who killed woman in Australia in 2018, held by Delhi Police

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NEW DELHI: A 38-year-old man, who had been absconding since 2018 after allegedly killing an Australian lady in Queensland, was arrested by Delhi Police’s Particular Cell on Friday.

Just lately, the Australian police had declared 1,000,000 greenback reward for any info resulting in his arrest.

The accused, recognized as Rajwinder Singh from Buttar Kalan, Punjab, used to work as a nurse in Innisfail, Queensland.

On November 4, by way of twitter, the Australian Excessive Fee had declared a reward of 1 million Australian {dollars} on the arrest of Singh, an Indian-origin Australian citizen, who had dedicated the ugly homicide of an Australian lady on October 21, 2018 in Queensland and had been absconding ever since, stated police.

The 24-year-old Toyah Cordingley was strolling her canine on Wangetti Seashore, 40 km north of Cairns in Queensland, when Singh killed her.

In keeping with a senior police official, Interpol had additionally issued Red Nook Discover (RCN), concerning the stated 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 Court docket 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,” stated the official .

“The accused is being produced before the concerned court as per law for further proceedings,” the official added.

Singh had fled the nation two days after Cordingley was killed, abandoning his job, spouse and three youngsters in Australia.

As per Australian police, the day after Cordingley was murdered, Singh departed Cairns on October 22, after which flew from Sydney to India on the October 23. His arrival in India was confirmed by the authorities.

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