Can you help catch murder accused Rajwinder Singh as Police announce $1 million reward?

Rajwinder Singh lived in Innisfail but is originally from Buttar Kalan, Punjab India, and is believed to be somewhere in India.

A $1 million reward for information from the public has been announced as part of ongoing investigations into the 2018 murder of 24-year-old Toyah Cordingley in Far North Queensland.

Police Minister Mark Ryan approved the major reward for information leading to the location and arrest of 38-year-old Rajwinder Singh, believed to be overseas, in relation to Toyah’s murder.

Toyah was reported missing on Sunday, October 21, 2018, before her body was tragically discovered the following morning at Wangetti Beach, just north of Cairns.

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Detective Acting Superintendent Sonia Smith said investigations into Toyah’s death, including bringing the person responsible to justice, remain a priority for the Queensland Police Service with the establishment of Operation Quebec Clarify.

“We strongly believe there are people in Australia and overseas who could share information about the whereabouts of Rajwinder Singh.” 

Rajwinder Singh; Image Source: QLD Police

“This is most definitely the time to come forward and tell us what you know.”

“A dedicated team of detectives from Cairns, Far North and the Homicide Investigation Unit has continued to work tirelessly towards ensuring justice for Toyah Cordingley and her family,” Detective Acting Superintendent Smith said.

Rajwinder Singh lived in Innisfail but is originally from Buttar Kalan, Punjab India.

Deputy Commissioner Tracy Linford said this was the first time an initial reward of $1 million had been offered in Queensland.

“We are very grateful for the Government’s support in approving this significant reward which we believe will assist us in tracking down Rajwinder Singh,”

Deputy Commissioner Linford said.

It is critical that Police capture the attention of an international audience to reach this individual.

“Police will not give up – we remain incredibly determined to find answers for Toyah’s family and will do whatever we can to bring them closure.”

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Rajwinder Singh lived in Innisfail but is originally from Buttar Kalan, Punjab India, and is believed to be somewhere in India; Image Source: QLD Police
Rajwinder Singh; Image Source: QLD Police

Minister Ryan said in addition, an appropriate indemnity from prosecution would be considered for any accomplice, not being the person who actually committed the crime, who first gives such information which leads to Rajwinder Singh’s arrest.“

“Like many other Queenslanders, I am sickened by this heinous crime and I commend the Queensland Police Service for their tireless efforts in the pursuit of justice for Toyah and her family,”

Minister Ryan said.

Anyone with information regarding the case or the whereabouts of Rajwinder Singh is urged to contact Queensland Police through the online portal (www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting). In addition, anyone in Australia with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote this reference number: QP1801960170