Gangster arrested after encounter with police
Ferozepur, January 13
Following an encounter, the police at this time arrested gangster Gurpiar Singh, who belongs to Canada-based gangster Arsh Dalla’s group.
In the course of the encounter with the police, Gurpiar was hit on his left foot following which he was admitted to the Civil Hospital, Zira. His situation is acknowledged to be secure.
In response to data, the incident came about round 7.15 am on Friday when Gurpiar was coming from Moga on a motorbike that didn’t have a registration quantity. As quickly as he reached close to Talwandi Bhai, policemen on obligation at a check-post signalled him to cease. Nonetheless, Gurpiar opened hearth at them together with his .38 bore revolver and tried to flee. The police retaliated by firing at him with an AK-47 rifle. After being hit on foot by a bullet, he fell down from the bike and was arrested. The police later took him to the hospital. As quickly because the matter was reported, senior police officers, together with DIG Ranjit Singh Dhillon and SSP Kanwardeep Kaur reached the spot.
The SSP stated Gurpiar had come to conduct recce of the home of a outstanding jeweller of Talwandi Bhai. She stated earlier on November 12, members of the Arsh Dalla gang had come to deal with of the jeweller, Parminder Singh Chauhan, and fired pictures within the air so as to intimidate him.
The gang members had been demanding ransom from the jeweller concerning which the police have already registered a case beneath Sections 307, 506, 386, 511 and 34 of the IPC and Arms Act at Talwandi Bhai police station. The jeweller has additionally been offered safety by the police.
The DIG stated the gangsters had been in all probability planning one other assault to threaten Chauhan to extract ransom from him.
On December 6, the police had arrested 4 members related to Arsh Dalla recognized as Balwinder Singh alias Philla, Gurjant Singh, Gurlal Singh and Kanwardeep Singh. The police had seized one weapon, Rs 3 lakh and a Maruti Zen automotive from them.
- Gurpiar Singh belongs to Canada-based gangster Arsh Dalla’s group
- He was coming from Moga on a motorbike when he was signalled to cease at a check-post
- Gurpiar opened hearth together with his revolver and tried to flee. The police returned hearth, injuring him