Gang of robbers busted, 3 held
Tarn Taran, April 20
The Goindwal Sahib police busted a seven-member gang of robbers from the Jamarai Canal aspect on Tuesday. Three of the gang members have been arrested with a country-made pistol, three cartridges and two datars (sharp-edged weapons).
4 members of the gang managed to flee from the spot in a Swift automobile. The police have additionally recovered an Innova (PB-02, AY-9789) from the robbers, which was snatched from Amritsar on April 11 at gunpoint by them.
SSP Ranjit Singh Dhillon mentioned these arrested have been recognized as Karandeep Singh Karan of Ruriwala, Harmanjit Singh Harman of Tanda and Manpreet Singh of Chhola Sahib.
Those that fled have been recognized as Gurpreet Singh of Chhola Sahib, Sukhraj Singh, Jagroop Singh Joopa (each of Jallewal) and Harmanpreet Singh of Gharka, mentioned the SSP.
Harmanpreet, Jagroop and Sukhraj are history-sheeters and are going through quite a lot of prison instances at completely different police stations.
The prison antecedents of different accused, too, have been being regarded into, the SSP mentioned. He mentioned the robbers have been planning some theft when the police carried out a raid. Three robbers have been arrested and 4 managed to flee, he mentioned.
The gang was additionally chargeable for robbing chemists in Naushehra Pannuan and Dhotian villages a couple of days in the past.
Recent case underneath Sections 399 and 402 of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act was registered towards the accused by the Goindwal Sahib police on Tuesday.