Brampton: One more arrested, charged with murder of Paviter Bassi

Victim: Paviter Singh Bassi

A second person, Guryodh Singh Khattra, 22, of Brampton has been arrested and charged in the murder of Paviter Singh Bassi, 21 of Brampton.

On Wednesday (March 21) investigators from the Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau charged Khattra with first-degree murder. He appeared for a bail hearing in court on Thursday (March 22).

On Monday (March 19), at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers responded to reports of an assault taking place in the area of Sandalwood Parkway East and Cedarcliff Trail in the City of Brampton. Upon arrival, officers located Paviter Bassi suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to a Toronto Trauma Centre and succumbed to his injuries the following day.

(Ontario media reports said two men were beating another man with sticks and the victim suffered life-threatening head injuries.)

On Tuesday (March 20) homicide investigators had arrested and charged Karanvir Singh Bassi, 22, of Brampton, no relative of Paviter Bassi, with first-degree murder in the case.

This is the eighth homicide of 2018 in Peel Region.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, dash-cam video, surveillance video, or anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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