Wanted in several criminal cases, hardcore gangster falls in net of Khanna Police

The police say the arrested criminal used to get orders to commit crimes from his bosses lodged in jail

Hush Post, Khanna: Wanted in several criminal cases, including murder and attempt to murder, a notorious and hardcore gangster has been arrested by the Khanna Police. The cops have seized 240 capsules of narcotic drugs, one .32 bore pistol along with to live cartridges from the arrested man. Shockingly, the arrested gangster has confessed that his bosses, who have been lodged in jail, used to pass on their orders from the prison to commit various crimes to him.

The arrested gangster, who is a member of an inter-district gang, has been identified as Mandeep Singh alias Vicky, a resident of Gill village in Ludhiana district. The police said Mandeep Singh was wanted in about one dozen criminal cases registered at different police stations in separate districts of the state.

Khanna SSP N.S. Mahal said the criminal, who was in a car, had been arrested at a naka set up near Ghudani Kalan near Rara Sahib gurdwara. When his vehicle was searched, the police party found 240 capsules of narcotic drugs, a .32 bore pistol of 32 bore with two live cartridges.

After that a case was registered against him under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and the Arms Act at Payal police station.

SSP Mahal said that in his preliminary interrogations the arrested man has confessed that he used to get orders from his senior gang members who have been lodged in the jail.

The SSP said that arrested man Mandeep Singh had stabbed to death a man from Kuhli village in 2008. In 2017, he along with his gang member had attempted to kill a man at a de-addiction centre. Besides several cases of theft, snatching and robbery etc have been registered against him and his gang-members, SSP Mahal said adding that further investigation was on in this regard and more cases were likely to be solved after his interrogation.

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