Punjab Police arrest two most important shooters, facilitators in focused killing of Dera follower
CHANDIGARH: As a part of the continued drive to make Punjab a crime-free state launched on the instructions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police on Thursday arrested three individuals, together with two most important shooters, concerned within the focused killing of Pardeep Singh, who was killed by six-shooters exterior his store in Kotkapura on November 10, 2022.
Director Common of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav recognized the 2 arrested shooters as Manpreet Singh alias Mani (26) and Bhupinder Singh alias Goldy (22), each resident of Faridkot, whereas, the third arrested accused has been recognized as Baljit Singh alias Manna, a resident of Sri Muktsar Sahib.
The DGP mentioned that the Punjab Police had established the identification of two of the primary shooters— Manpreet Mani and Bhupinder Goldy— on the very first day and an in depth manhunt was launched by the Police on this regard. “In an intelligence-led joint operation, Counter Intelligence Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur Police and Faridkot Police nabbed each the shooters from the outskirts of the Hoshiarpur district, once they have been ready to catch a bus to flee to Himachal Pradesh,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that each the arrested shooters have felony circumstances, pertaining to extortion and different crimes, pending in opposition to them and their interrogation is predicted to unravel your complete conspiracy hatched by the Canada-based terrorist Goldy Brar and his community of associates, who’ve acted as facilitators on this crime.
In one other success, DGP Gaurav Yadav mentioned that Faridkot Police, in a simultaneous operation, has additionally arrested Baljit Manna from the Jaito space in Faridkot for offering logistic assist to the three Haryana-based shooters together with two minors and one recognized as Jatinder Jeetu. The trio Haryana-based shooters have been arrested by the Delhi Particular Cell a couple of days again.
SSP Faridkot Rajpal Singh mentioned that after the Courtroom of Judicial Justice of the Peace 1st Class (JMIC) granted police custody of kids in battle with regulation (CCL) for 5 days, the Police have introduced each the minor accused for questioning and additional investigations are on.
An FIR No 228 dated 10.11.2022 had been registered below sections 302, 307, 148, 149 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 25/54/59 of the Arms Act at Police Station Metropolis Kotkapura.