The Hush Post, Jagraon: The Ludhiana Rural (Jagraon) Police claimed to have busted a dacoits’ gang involved in several crimes.
Ludhiana Rural (Jagraon) SSP Varinder Singh Brar said several criminal cases stand registered against the arrested gang members in Punjab.
The arrested gang members include Harwinder singh @ Happy, a resident of Daba Road, Lohara, Ludhiana; Rohit Verma, a resident of Maha singh Nagar, Daba, Ludhiana; Rinku, resident, resident of Bagh Kheta Ram, near Railway Station, Jagraon; John Singh, resident Bagh Kheta Ram, Jagraon; Viru Paswan, a resident of Budban in Bihar now residing near FCI Godowns, Jagraon; Haider, a resident of Bagh Kheta Ram, Jagraon now residing at backside Kotak Mahindra Bank, near Bhaiwala Chowk, Ludhiana. Meanwhile, their accomplice Gurkirat Singh Gaggy, a resident of Daba Road, Ludhiana managed to flee.
SSP Brar said that they received information that these armed persons were planning to loot a Reliance Petrol Pump on G.T. Road, Ludhiana near Gahaur village.
On the basis of this information, a police party led by Dakha SHO Inspector Inderjit Singh raided the spot and arrested six persons.
The police seized one pistol .315 bore with one live cartridge, two iron datar (a sharp-edged weapon) and three iron rods from the arrested persons. These persons have been booked in an FIR at Dakha Police station.
Several criminal cases have already been registered against the arrested men at Dakha, Raikot, Jagraon and Sidhwan Bet police stations. Further investigation is on in this regard.