The Sirhind police have nabbed a dreaded gangster, identified as Gagandeep Singh, alias Gagan, a resident of Jhangian Kalan village.
GS Sikand, SHO, Sirhind police station, said the police got information that a gangster was roaming near the Chawla restaurant chowk, GT Road, Sirhind. He said the police immediately cordoned off the area and as per the information on his clothes, he was intercepted. He tried to flee, but he was overpowered.
The SHO said as per the preliminary interrogation, he revealed that he was associated with Jagu Bhagwanpuria and Sukh Bhikhariwala group and had committed many crimes along with this gang. He said he had murdered NRI Kulwant Singh, a resident of Jodhe village. A murder case was registered at the Beas police station, wherein he was declared a PO.
The police said he had admitted that he was there on a mission and had conducted a recce of the area. The police recovered eight live cartridges from his possession. — OC
Man arrested with arms, drugs in Ropar
Ropar: The district police claimed to have arrested an aide of a notorious gangster, Dilpreet Singh Dhahan, here on Wednesday. Dhahan had already been arrested by the Chandigarh police, following an encounter in July 2018. Ropar SSP Akhil Chaudhary said three pistols, two live cartridges and 25-gm intoxicant powder were recovered from Davinder Singh of Lodhipur village. He has three criminal cases registered against him.