ONTARIO: Harminder Bassi arrested in homicide of Paviter Singh Bassi

Victim: Paviter Singh Bassi
Victim: Paviter Singh Bassi

HARMINDER Bassi, 24, of Brampton was arrested on Wednesday by investigators from the Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau and charged with first degree murder in the death of Paviter Singh Bassi last March.

On 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 the victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. Paviter Bassi was rushed to a Toronto Trauma Centre where he later succumbed to his injuries.

This is the fourth person to be charged in this case.  Homicide investigators arrested and charged Karanvir Singh Bassi, 22, Guryodh Singh Khattra, 23, and Gurraj Bassi, 20, for first degree murder in the same case last March. There is no familial relationship between the victim and any of the accused parties.

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.