A detailed aide of gangster Jaipal Bhullar, who is needed in reference to the killing of two assistant sub-inspectors in Ludhiana, has been arrested, the Punjab police stated on Monday.
Two ASIs — Bhagwan Singh and Dalwinderjit Singh — have been shot lifeless on the new grain market at Jagraon in Ludhiana on Might 15.
The police had charged gangster Jaipal Singh Bhullar of Ferozepur, Baljinder Singh alias Babbu of Moga, Jaspreet Singh of Kharar and Darshan Singh of Ludhiana district for the homicide of the 2 policemen.
Fortunate Rajput alias Fortunate, a resident of Ludhiana, who had allegedly actively assisted the killers of the 2 ASIs has been arrested, police stated on Monday.
The police have additionally recovered a .32 bore country-made pistol, together with three dwell cartridges, two bikes and a automobile from his possession.
His arrest got here simply two days after the police arrested Darshan Singh and Baljinder Singh from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh.
A spokesperson of the Punjab police stated in an intelligence-led operation, Commissioner of Police, Ludhiana, Rakesh Agrawal deputed a police staff which arrested Fortunate from Khanpur canal bridge.
Fortunate has a felony previous and was convicted in a homicide case in 2008.
He’s additionally wished by the police in a automobile snatching case in November, 2020.
Fortunate has disclosed that he, together with Jaipal Bhullar, Darshan Singh, and Baljinder Singh had snatched a automobile at gunpoint from Malerkotla street in November 2020.
The spokesperson stated whereas lodged at Central Jail in Ludhiana, Fortunate had are available in contact with Darshan and Baljinder, who later launched him to gangster-turned-drug smuggler, Jaipal Bhullar.
At any time when Jaipal used to cross by way of Ludhiana, Fortunate and Darshan would escort his car of their automobile to provide advance details about police checkpoints, he added.
Fortunate was additionally wished in a number of different felony instances.