4 members of Landa–Satta gang held for shopkeeper’s homicide in Punjab’s Tarn Taran

4 members of Landa–Satta gang held for shopkeeper’s homicide in Punjab’s Tarn Taran


Chandigarh, October 23

The Punjab Police have arrested 4 individuals, together with two shooters, for allegedly killing a Tarn Taran-based shopkeeper, stated Director Common of Police Gaurav Yadav on Sunday.

These arrested are close-associates of Canada-based terrorist Lakhbir Singh alias Landa and Europe-based terrorist Satpal Singh alias Satta, who in flip are shut aides of Pakistan-based terrorist Harvinder Singh Rinda of the Babbar Khalsa Worldwide (BKI), Yadav stated.

Gurjant Singh was allegedly shot useless at his store by two assailants on October 11.

The arrested shooters have been recognized as Gurkirat Singh alias Ghugi, a resident of Sheron village in Tarn Taran, and Ajmeet Singh of Naushera Pannuan additionally in Tarn Taran, stated Yadav in an announcement.

The 2 others have been recognized as Harmanjot and Akashdeep Singh — each resident of Batala. Each have been arrested for offering weapons and different logistic help to the shooters, police stated.

The police had additionally recovered 4 pistols, together with two 9 mm and two .30 bore, from their possession, he added.

The arrests come 4 days after the police nabbed two males — Ravisher Singh alias Ravi and Varinder Singh alias Bhindi — each from Tarn Taran for allegedly finishing up recce and harbouring shooters on this case.

The police had additionally recovered one .30 bore pistol and two automobiles, which have been used within the crime, from their possession.

Amritsar’s Commissioner of Police Arun Pal Singh stated following dependable inputs, in a joint operation Tarn Taran Police, Commissionerate Police Amritsar and Anti-Gangster Job Power (AGTF) arrested all of the 4 accused individuals.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the accused have been hatching a conspiracy to commit one other killing in Amritsar on the behest of Landa and Rinda, police stated.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Tarn Taran, Ranjit Singh Dhillon stated there was a household dispute between Gurjant and his estranged cousin Arshdeep Singh alias Batti, who’s close-associate of Satnam Satta and Landa, and was arrested by the Delhi Police Particular Cell in Kurukshetra in an Improvised Explosive Gadget planting case.

“Landa and Satta avenged the arrest of Arshdeep Batti by murdering Gurjant, who in line with them was the informer to the police and performed a pivotal position in getting Batti arrested,” he added.

A case had been registered underneath sections 302 (homicide) and different related provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and underneath the Arms Act at Sadar Police Station in Tarn Taran.  

#Gaurav Yadav
#Punjab Police
#Tarn Taran

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