Punjab police arrest two associates of gangster Rajan Bhatti from Bathinda
Chandigarh, November 24
Punjab Police on Thursday mentioned they’ve arrested two associates of gangster Rajan Bhatti from Bathinda with weapons of their possession.
Bhatti, a resident of Mustafabad Jatta village in Gurdaspur, is a close-aide of Canada-based terrorist Lakhbir Singh alias Landa, and assists him with smuggling of narcotics and weapons, mentioned a Punjab police assertion.
These arrested have been recognized as Harjasneet Singh (32) of Kot Shamir village in Bathinda and Kamaljeet Singh (26) of Gulabgarh village of Bathinda.
Police have additionally recovered two unlawful weapons, together with a .315 bore rifle and a .30 bore star make pistol together with ammunition from their possession, it mentioned.
Divulging particulars in regards to the arrest, Extra police IG, State Particular Operation Cell (SSOC), Ashwani Kapur mentioned throughout investigation in a case towards Lakhbir Landa for disturbing peace and concord within the state, Rajan Bhatti was discovered to be in direct contact with Landa and finishing up unlawful actions on his behest.
Landa and a few of his associates had been booked in August beneath a number of provisions of the IPC and the Arms Act at Police Station SSOC, SAS Nagar district.
Kapur mentioned that Bhatti, who has a infamous previous and has a number of circumstances towards him together with try and homicide, and possession of unlawful arms and medicines, in Chandigarh and Punjab, had been placed on the surveillance by the SSOC and police and his premises have been raided repeatedly since.
On Wednesday, a police celebration raided a locality in Bathinda from the place two associates of Bhatti had been apprehended carrying weapons, mentioned the AIG.
He mentioned that each of them had been arrested for harbouring Bhatti and possessing unlawful weapons.
Kapur mentioned that Police groups are on manhunt to arrest Bhatti too and he’ll quickly be behind the bars.