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Peel Regional Police make 2nd arrest in death of 21-year-old Brampton man

Paviter Singh Bassi, 21, was assaulted in Brampton on March 19, 2018. He later died in hospital on March 20. Peel Regional Police

BRAMPTON, Ont. – Police west of Toronto say they’ve made a second arrest in the killing of a 21-year-old man.

Peel Regional Police say they’ve charged 22-year-old Guryodh Singh Khattra with first-degree murder in the death of Paviter Singh Bassi.

Bassi was found Monday evening suffering from life-threatening injuries at an address in Brampton, and he died the next day in hospital.

READ MORE: Man charged with 1st-degree murder after fatal assault in Brampton

Also on Tuesday, police arrested and charged 22-year-old Karanvir Singh Bassi with first-degree murder.

They say there’s no familial relationship between the two men, despite them sharing a last name.

Both Bassi and Khattra have appeared in court for bail hearings, and police are asking anyone with information about the case to contact them.

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