Punjab Police AGTF busts pretend passport racket facilitating gangsters to flee nation, thee held

Punjab Police AGTF busts pretend passport racket facilitating gangsters to flee nation, thee held

CHANDIGARH: The continuing drive towards anti-social components launched on the instructions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann obtained a serious breakthrough after Anti-Gangster Process Pressure (AGTF) of Punjab Police arrested three individuals of a gang concerned in procuring and offering passports on pretend particulars to gangsters/criminals of Punjab and different states to facilitate their escape from the nation, mentioned Director Normal of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav right here on Friday.

These arrested have been recognized as Onkar Singh of village Kaki Pind in Jalandhar, Sukhjinder Singh alias Sharpy Ghumman of village Karhali in Patiala and Prabhjot Singh Baheri in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. Police groups have seized not less than 9 passports, in addition to, recovering a number of photocopies of passports of absconding gangsters ready utilizing pretend particulars.

DGP Gaurav Yadav mentioned that appearing on dependable human inputs concerning the involvement of an inter-state journey brokers in making ready passports utilizing pretend particulars to assist gangsters/criminals to flee from regulation of the nation, AGTF groups headed by ADGP Promod Ban and assisted by AIG Sandeep Goel in an in a single day operation busted this gang with the arrest of its three members.

“Investigations reveal that this gang, having linkages in states together with Delhi, UP, Kolkata, Gujarat and Maharashtra, had facilitated a variety of gangsters/criminals from Punjab and different states to flee from the nation on pretend passports,” he mentioned.

The DGP mentioned that the Police groups have rounded-up 5 extra individuals linked with this gang and additional investigations are on to unearth their complete community.

Divulging extra particulars, ADGP Promod Ban mentioned that accused Onkar, who runs an unlawful immigration agency in Jalandhar, was concerned in making passports for gangster/criminals utilizing pretend particulars and duping harmless folks on the pretext of sending them overseas.

He mentioned that in questioning, accused Onkar disclosed that he had procured passports on pretend particulars for gangsters together with Varinder Pal Singh alias Veena Butter (Bambiha gang) and Jaswinder Singh alias Khattu (Dharminder Gugni gang concerned within the goal killings in Punjab), to assist them flee the nation.

Throughout the preliminary interrogation, the accused Prabhjot Singh has revealed that one among his conduits Charanjit Singh alias Bareilly (who has been arrested by Delhi Police), had made a passport utilizing pretend particulars for gangster Deepak Boxer, who was just lately deported from Mexico.

The third accused Sukhjinder Singh alias Sharpy Ghumman has disclosed to have procured a passport on pretend particulars for Deepinder Singh alias Deepu of Ajnala, who has a legal background and is an affiliate of absconding gangster Harry Chatha.

A case FIR no. 2 dated 26-04-2023 has been registered beneath sections 420, 468, 471, 473 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), part 25 of the Arms Act and part 12 of the Passport Act at Police Station State Crime SAS Nagar.

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