Eight charged over Bilston murder


Married father-of-four gunned down outside city bar

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a Wolverhampton father-of-four have charged seven men and one woman with his murder.

Swinder Singh Batth, from Moxley, was shot dead outside Gavin’s Sports Bar in Bilston on Tuesday 28 July 2009.

Seven people appeared at Wolverhampton Magistrates on Saturday and have been remanded in custody.

Gurpreet Singh Ottalan, 21, of Western Drive, Bilston; Onkar Singh Sangha, 21, of Baborsfield, Wolverhampton; Narinder Kumar, 25, of Slade Close, West Bromwich; Jasbir Singh Takhar, 22, of Birmingham New Road, Coseley; Neesha Dubb, 19, of Western Drive, Bilston, and Jarnal Singh Bajwa, 34, of Bickley Road, Bilston all denied the charge.

Sukwinder Singh Sanghera, 23, of Albion Road, West Bromwich, chose not to enter a plea and was also remanded in custody.

Today a 17-year-old man also appeared at Wolverhampton magistrates court charged with Mr Batth’s murder.


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