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Reward increased to $35,000 in Balbir Singh Dhami murder case

Balbir Singh Dhami (source: indiawest.com)

Balbir Singh Dhami (source: indiawest.com)

Last year, Balbir Singh Dhami was shot and killed at his home in Sacramento, California. To date, no one has been arrested for the murder. It was announced today that the reward for tips that lead to the arrest of the suspect has been increased to $35,000 :

Friends and family of a man killed inside his Sacramento home last year said they are adding $10,000 to the $25,000 reward they had already offered.

Sacramento police said Balbir Dhami was shot to death just inside his front door around 10 a.m. on May 19, 2011.

Police identified a possible suspect and suspect vehicle, but have not made any arrests in the case.

“We have two officers in homicide assigned to the case, and they are actively pursuing new leads,” said Michelle Gigante, of the Sacramento Police Department.

Police are searching for a black male who drove a black and yellow Mazda Protegé. Tips and information can be provided to the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 264-5471.
The suspect in the shooting death of Balbir Dhami is described as a male black, short, thin build, short hair, wearing a yellow sweatshirt. (credit: Sacramento Police Dept.)

The suspect in the shooting death of Balbir Dhami is described as a male black, short, thin build, short hair, wearing a yellow sweatshirt. (credit: Sacramento Police Dept.)

The suspect vehicle in the shooting death Balbir Dhami is described as a 1999-2003 4-door gold Mazda Protégé or 323 with a black hood, black front and rear bumpers. (credit: Sacramento Police Dept.)

The suspect vehicle in the shooting death Balbir Dhami is described as a 1999-2003 4-door gold Mazda Protégé or 323 with a black hood, black front and rear bumpers. (credit: Sacramento Police Dept.)

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