Police to tighten noose round these sheltering gangsters Toofan, Rayya
Amritsar, October 27
To tighten the noose round gangsters and infamous criminals, the Punjab Police have began taking motion towards those that have been allegedly harbouring and offering shelter to them throughout their hiding.
Within the newest improvement, the town police have written to the upper authorities for registering FIRs towards those that sheltered and financially helped two gangsters, Mandeep Toofan and Manpreet Sing, alias Mani Rayya. The duo was arrested on September 16.
They have been the principle shooters of Lawrence Bishnoi-Jaggu Bhagwanpuria gang. They have been wished not just for the sensational homicide of one other gangster Rana Kandowalia however had additionally made a number of bids earlier to kill Sidhu Moosewala.
The police had booked those that had sheltered them on the time of their arrest.
Mukhwinder Singh Bhullar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Investigations), revealed that the police have recognized round 5 individuals who had sheltered them for the reason that sensational killing of one other gangster Rana Kandowalia on August 4, 2021. He remained in hiding in Batala and Gurdaspur areas following the incident.
Amongst these whose names figured in the course of the interrogation of Toofan and Mani Rayya for sheltering them included Satinder Singh of Sagarpura mohalla in Batala, Gurdaspur. He was at present in Canada whereas Satinder Taggar of Tanda, Hoshiarpur, is in Malaysia.
Others who offered shelter to them on the path of Jaggu Bhagwanpuria and his associates included Ranjit Singh of Dadujodh village, Karan of Bhikhowal in Batala and Harjinder Singh of Panj Garaiyan.
Going through trial in a number of instances
As per police information, Toofan (24) has been going through seven prison instances, of which he’s going through trial in 4 and declared absconding in three instances. He was declared a proclaimed offender in two instances and was additionally concerned within the daylight homicide of councillor Gurdeep Pehalwan in Amritsar apart from being one of many prime suspects within the homicide of gangster Jaggu Bhagwanpuria’s spouse Harsimran Kaur. He was additionally concerned within the dacoity of 11-kg gold from Sarafa Bazaar of Amritsar in 2019. Mandeep Toofan was the principle shooter concerned within the homicide of rival gangster Fauji in 2020. He was additionally named as one of many principal accused within the homicide of Satu, a wine contractor of Fatehgarh Churian in 2021.
Mani Rayya (30) has been going through 18 prison instances, of which he’s going through trial in seven and is needed in 4 prison instances. He was convicted in three instances and acquitted in 4. Mani was concerned within the 2016 gang struggle in Tarn Taran between Harry, Bambiha and Jaggu group. He had escaped from police custody in Central Jail, Hoshiarpur and likewise aided one other gangster Akul Khatri in escaping from custody by injuring police personnel in SBS Nagar in 2016. He extorted cash from a fabric service provider of Baba Bakala in 2022 and had additionally snatched a automobile at gunpoint from Rayya.