New Delhi — Dalip Singh a prosecution witness in the Indira Gandhi assassination case has been arrested under the National Security Act, reliable sources said on Tuesday. Dalip Singh a grade two examiner in the Reserve Bank of India was picked from the Reserve Bank colony in South Delhi on May 2 the sources said.

The sources said Rajinder Singh, son of Kehar Singh, an accused in Mrs. Gandhi’s murder case, has also been arrested under NSA. Rajinder Singh who is a stenographer in the Law Ministry and Dalip Singh are being now lodged in Central Tihar jail.

The sources said Rajinder and Dalip Singh had been arrested for acting in a manner prejudicial to the security of the state.

 Meanwhile the additional chief metropolitan magistrate, Mr. S. L. Khanna on Thursday dismissed as withdrawn apetition filed by Bimla Khalsa, wife of Beant Singh, slain assassin of Indira Gandhi, charging two ITBP commandoes posted at the late prime minister’s residence with murder of her husband on October 31 last year.

Article extracted from this publication >> May 24, 1985