Amritsar arrest not linked with Mohali grenade assault case: Ferozepur police
Faridkot, Could 11
4 days arresting 4 armed robbers, the Faridkot police on Wednesday night claimed to have arrested one other confederate of those robbers from Amritsar.
This confederate has been recognized as Nishan Singh.
Police claimed that Nishan Singh, an accused in 13 legal instances throughout state, was arrested from Amritsar after the questioning of Kuldeep Singh alias Keepa, a gangster, who revealed that Nishan Singh was possessing 18 pistols.
Whereas there have been rumours of Nishan Singh being one of many suspects within the Could 9 grenade assault on Punjab police intelligence wing headquarters in Mohali, Faridkot police discounted any such hyperlink.
Balkishan Singla, SP (D) Faridkot, mentioned they haven’t any info to date that Nishan Singh was linked with the Mohali assault.
On Could 7, the Faridkot police had arrested 4 criminals after an change of fireplace close to right here. Concerned in lots of legal instances, the arrested individuals have been recognized as shut associates of Gurpreet Singh Sekhon, one of many 4 gangsters who had fled from the high-security Nabha jail on November 27, 2016.
These arrested have been Kuldeep Singh alias Keepa of Moga, Sukhchain Singh of Mansa and Sukhmander Singh and Sewak Singh of Bathinda.
Faridkot police claimed that throughout the questioning of Kuldeep Singh Keepa, it was revealed that Nishan Singh, an individual with many legal instances, who stayed with Keepa for a while in Kapurthala jail, was in possession of 18 revolvers which he had procured from Keepa.
For the restoration of those weapons, the police have arrested Nishan Singh from close to a hospital in Amritsar at present.
The police took him to Patiala, Mohali and Nihal Singh Wala in Moga district, however no restoration was made to date, the SP(D) mentioned.
The police produced Nishan Singh within the courtroom of responsibility Justice of the Peace this night and acquired 5 days police remand.