Press Reporter News Service
Gurdaspur, June 5
The police have arrested 5 individuals who, posing as CBI officers, carried out a ‘raid’ at Deeda Saansian village, 7 km from right here, and decamped with 35 ounces of gold and Rs four lakh in money early on Wednesday. Two others are nonetheless at giant.
SSP Nanak Singh stated the brazenness with which the miscreants carried out the ‘raid’ had shocked each villagers and the police. Officers claimed they had been shocked on the immaculate planning and clockwork execution with which the train was carried out.
Early on Wednesday, seven individuals walked right into a home claiming to be CBI officers. A wedding ceremony had taken place on the residence a day in the past and the crew knew the place exactly the gold ornaments and money had been mendacity. The crew was led by a bodily challenged man who claimed he was the ‘CBI director’, whereas a lady confederate addressed herself because the ‘PA’ to the ‘CBI director’. The others designated themselves as ‘constables’.
The ‘director’ flaunted his contacts in New Delhi and advised the household he had carried out scores of comparable raids throughout the nation. Each he and his ‘PA’ carried pistols.
The SSP stated as quickly as they bought the knowledge, they knew it was an insider job. Investigations revealed a lady dwelling in the home was in contact with the suspects. She had been sending them the exact location and very important inputs, he stated.
The seven suspects had arrived at Pathankot, 30 km from Deeda Saansian, on Monday night and checked into an opulent lodge.
On the day of the crime, they employed two Innova autos to hold out the ‘raid’. They completed the job inside 20 minutes and tied the members of the family with a rope earlier than driving again to Pathankot after which to Chandigarh.
To make sure the 2 taxi drivers didn’t get suspicious, the suspects bought down in entrance of the CBI workplace in Sector 30-A, Chandigarh, earlier than dispersing.
“We checked the motion of autos at toll plazas on the Deeda Sansian-Pathankot and Pathankot-Chandigarh highways. Later, we questioned the 2 drivers who got here up with priceless data,” stated the SSP. These arrested have been recognized as Amarinder Singh, Kulwinder Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Lakhbir Singh and Anamika Bhania (Kangra).
Inside job, declare cops
- Seven individuals posing as CBI officers rent two Innova autos and ‘raid’ a home in Pathankot village on Wednesday, a day after a marriage there
- Probe suggests a lady member of the home gave them location and key inputs. They fled inside 20 minutes after tying members of the family with a rope