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3 close aides of gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar arrested from Bathinda; 4 pistols, ammunition recovered


Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, Could 1

The Anti-Gangster Job Drive (AGTF) of Punjab Police on Sunday arrested three shut aides of jailed gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Canada-based Goldy Brar from Bathinda.

The accused have been recognized as Lovepreet Singh alias Sachin of village Charewaan, Himmatveer Singh Gill of village Jhorar and Balkaran alias Vicky of village Chak Dukhe Wala of Sri Muktsar Sahib.

The police have additionally recovered two .30-caliber pistols, two .32-caliber pistols together with 20 cartridges and a white i20 automotive from their possession.

Pertinently, the Punjab authorities has not too long ago constituted an AGTF headed by ADGP Promod Ban beneath the supervision of DGP VK Bhawra to accentuate motion in opposition to gangsters.

Giving particulars, DIG AGTF Gurpreet Singh Bhullar stated following dependable inputs, an AGTF staff from Bathinda has managed to arrest the accused, who have been planning to assault a outstanding businessman of Malwa area to extort cash from him.

“With their arrest, a sensational crime has been averted,” he stated.

Bhullar stated that whereas all of the three accused have a felony background, Sachin and Himmatveer have been indulged in drug smuggling and unlawful weapon trafficking within the neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi. He stated they procured weapons for the gang from different states and used to ship to their associates for goal killings.

On the instructions of Brar and Anmol Bishnoi, the youthful brother of Lawrence, they have been allegedly offering hideouts to absconding gangsters of the Nationwide Capital Area, the DIG stated.

“Lately, the Counter Intelligence unit of particular cell Delhi has arrested a wished gangster Sharukh, who was offered hideout in Punjab by Sachin and his associates,” he added.

In the meantime, an FIR has been registered beneath sections 25 (7) and (8) of the Arms Act at police station, Civil Line, Bathinda and additional investigation is on.

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