Key accused who planted IED beneath automobile of SI arrested
Amritsar, September 23
The police have arrested the prime accused and two of his aides, who had allegedly planted an improvised explosive system (IED) beneath a Sub-inspector’s automobile in Amritsar on the instructions of Canada-based gangster Lakhbir Singh, alias Landa, on August 16.
The three accused — recognized as key accused Yuvraj Sabharwal, alias Yash; Pawan Kumar, alias Shiv Macchi; and Sahil, alias Macchi — had been arrested from Kullu in Himachal Pradesh.
All three are needed in homicide, attempt-to-murder and theft instances.
Director Common of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav has confirmed that Yash was the principle perpetrator within the case.
The arrests come 4 weeks after the police had nabbed seven accused, together with Deepak of Patti. He, together with Yash, had retrieved the IED and later planted it beneath SI Dilbagh Singh’s automobile in Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar.
The DGP mentioned, “The position of Pawan and Sahil is but to be ascertained. They’ve been arrested in reference to a dacoity case registered on the Majitha street police station.”
Amongst different accused arrested for offering logistic, technical and monetary assist embody dismissed constable Harpal Singh of Tarn Taran district. “The police are making efforts to extradite Canada-based Landa, who allegedly hatched the conspiracy to disturb the hard-earned peace and concord within the border state,” Yadav mentioned.
Police Commissioner Arun Pal Singh mentioned Yash was produced in a neighborhood court docket on Friday and despatched to seven days’ police remand.