New Delhi: Australian police said in a tweet today that an NRI Punjabi, who killed a 24-year-old woman named Toya Cordingley on Queensland Beach in 2018, has been arrested in Delhi.
The Australian police had announced a reward of Rs 5.3 crore for information leading to the arrest of the accused.
Australian police said Rajwinder Singh’s extradition will take place soon after a court hearing. Efforts are being made to bring him back to Australia. He will be produced before a Delhi court. Australian police had on November 3 placed a record $1 million (Rs 5.31 crore) reward for information about rajwinder Singh(38), an alleged accused working as a nurse at Innisfell.
The accused is alleged to have fled to India after killing Toya Cordingley. His photographs were released by the police when he fled to India on October 23, 2018, leaving behind his wife and three children.
According to the police, his family living in Australia had said that Rajwinder had landed at the Amritsar airport and was in mental distress over work-related issues. The police suspect that he may have used an alleged fake address to get his passport and visa.