Jalandhar rural police arrest 13 members of Pinda gang

Jalandhar rural police arrest 13 members of Pinda gang

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh/Jalandhar, June 24

After a three-week-long operation, the Jalandhar Rural Police have busted an extortion and arms smuggling racket affiliated to the Pinda gang with the arrest of all 13 gang members—all are skilled shooters—and 6 others concerned in harbouring and offering logistics help.

This was said by Senior Superintendent of Police Swapan Sharma on Friday.

An in depth aide of gangster Vicky Gounder, Palwinder Singh alias Pinda, whose function additionally emerged within the Nabha jailbreak, is claimed to be the kingpin of the gang and was apparently dealing with the gang with the assistance of Paramjit alias Pamma, a local of Shahkot, Jalandhar, at present residing in Greece.

The 13 arrested shooters have been recognized as Sunil Masih alias Jeuna, Ravinder alias Ravi, Pradeep Singh, Manjinder alias Shavi and Sukhman Singh alias Subha, all of Lohian, Jalandhar; Sandeep alias Dilli, Main Singh, Aprail Singh alias Shera, Balwinder alias Guddha and Salinder Singh, all of Nakodar, Jalandhar; Satpal alias Satta of Makhu, Ferozepur; and Devinderpal Singh alias Deepu and Satwant Singh alias Jagga of Shahkot, Jalandhar.

All of the arrested are history-sheeters and have been going through legal instances for heinous crimes, together with homicide, try and homicide, extortion and arms smuggling.

Whereas six different individuals, who have been arrested for harbouring and offering logistics help, have been recognized as Amarjeet alias Amar of Dharamkot; Balbir Masih, Erik and Badal, residents of Lohian; Harwinder Singh of Shahkot; and Bachittar Singh of Kapurthala. 

The police additionally seized seven .32 bore pistols, three .315 bore pistols, a .315 bore gun, a .12 bore gun, a Toyota Innova, a Mahindra XUV 500 and international forex amounting to Rs 8 lakh from them.

The SSP mentioned Paramjit alias Pamma used to finance the gang and ship international forex by way of hawala to Amarjit alias Amar, who additional used to distribute it among the many gang to hold out numerous legal actions.

He mentioned the gang had been lively for the previous six years and was concerned in organised extortion, armed freeway theft, land mafia and weapons smuggling from Madhya Pradesh.

“With their arrest, the police have been capable of crack three blind instances of homicide, extortion and freeway armed theft in Jalandhar and Bathinda,” mentioned Swapan Sharma, including that of the 19 arrested folks, not less than 12 have been needed by the police in eight legal instances.

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