Man held for plotting homicide, pistol seized
Abohar, February 22
The Fazilka unit of the State Particular Operation Cell (SSOC) has seized a pistol and 4 stay cartridges from a Faridkot resident who has been arrested for a planning to kill a businessman on the instructions of US-based Niranjan Singh Nikk. A preliminary investigation indicated that Nikk had plotted a homicide to settle private scores together with his family members.
SSOC unit in-charge Hardayal Singh stated after getting a tip-off, the crew caught the youth close to Bathinda-Malout Chowk. A .32 bore pistol and 4 stay cartridges have been seized from the suspect recognized as Tarandeep, alias Laddi, of Faridkot.
To rearrange a weapon, an quantity of Rs 2.50 lakh was transferred to Laddi’s mom’s checking account. Laddi reportedly organized a pistol with the assistance of an confederate, for Rs 35,000 from Madhya Pradesh. The SSOC crew produced the accused in a courtroom on Wednesday and bought his one-day custody.