First-degree murder charge laid in Vernon cold case

Both accused are also charged with conspiring to commit the murder of Saminder Kaur Bogarh.

Paramjit Singh Bogarh has been extradited from the United States and is before the court in Vernon on two counts alleging that he and Narindar Singh Bogarh of Vernon committed first-degree murder in the death of Saminder Kaur Bogarh on New Year’s Eve in 1986.

Saminder Kaur Bogarh was the spouse of Paramjit Singh Bogarh. Both accused are also charged with conspiring to commit the murder of Saminder Kaur Bogarh between Nov. 1, 1986, and Dec. 31, 1986, in Vernon and elsewhere in Canada, the BC Prosecution Office confirmed on Monday.

Paramjit Singh Bogarh has been ordered detained and has had his matters adjourned by consent to Thursday, May 31, when he is scheduled to appear in Vernon via video.

The BC Prosecution Service is pursuing the extradition of Narindar Singh Bogarh.

As the matters are now before the court there will be no further comment by the BC Prosecution Service.

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Unexpected snow on Okanagan Connector, Pennask Summit

As of 6:50 a.m. DriveBC cameras displayed surprise snowfall on highway

Spikeball tournament sets up for Kelowna summer

The tournament for the four-player beach game comes July 13

Lake Country’s Canada Day will have plenty; just no fireworks

District communications officer Karen Miller says Lake Country has a unique celebration

Rustic Reel to serve up human connection soon in Okanagan

‘Kelowna girl’ Susi Foerg has poured her heart and soul into new brewery

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: chance of rain

Environment Canada is calling for a risk of thunderstorms tonight

VIDEO: Weekday weather update for the Okanagan Valley

Snow is expected on the Okanagan connector and thunderstorms across the Valley

Driver loses tire while behind the wheel after lug-nut thief strikes in Burnaby

Burnaby RCMP are investigating after two reports of lug-nut tampering in the city this month

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary, in wake of TMX approval

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi is set to visit Trans Mountain Corp.’s terminal in Edmonton

B.C. municipality prepares to forbid overnight camping by homeless despite court ruling

While courts have ruled against blanket bans, Langley City is employing a site-by-site approach

B.C. auditor says Indigenous grad rate highest ever but education gaps exist

The percentage of Indigenous students graduating from B.C. public high schools has hit its highest level ever

Statistics Canada reports annual pace of inflation rises in May to 2.4%

Transportation prices gained 3.1 per cent as the cost of air transportation added 8.9 per cent

Beekeepers from Argentina find sweet success in Shuswap

Honey Onyx Apiary is hoping to increase its operations by 200 hives this year

UPDATE: BC Wildfire crew spotted small wildfire in the South Okanagan

BC Wildfire has listed a new blaze, west of Penticton

Life’s work of talented Shuswap sculptor leads to leukemia

Former Salmon Arm resident warns of dangers of chemical contact

Most Read