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Fugitive man arrested in connection with Richmond kidnapping

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Coquitlam cavalry says a man wanted on a Canadian-wide warrant in connection with the Richmond kidnapping has been arrested.

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Arjun Purewal was arrested by a general homicide investigation team in Surrey on Tuesday, according to a Coquitlam RCMP news release on Thursday. The warrant was issued by the Coquitlam RCMP on August 26 after police alleged Purewal illegally removed an ankle monitor.

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Purewal was awaiting sentencing in connection with a Vancouver police investigation into a kidnapping in Richmond in September 2021.

During the course of its investigation, IHIT identified Purewal at a Surrey residence as part of an ongoing investigation into the 2021 Richmond murders. Cpl said. Coquitlam RCMP spokeswoman Alexa Hodgins.

Purewal has been taken into custody by IHIT investigators pending court appearance.

ticrawford@postmedia.com

Fugitive man arrested in connection with Richmond kidnapping

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