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Two most-wanted gangsters, their aide arrested during an intelligence-led operation in Amritsar

PUNJAB NEWSLINE | July 27, 2021 09:24 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Police on Tuesday arrested two most wanted gangsters and their aide during an intelligence-led operation carried out at village Chamiari in Ajnala, Amritsar. The Police have also recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition from their possession.

The Gangsters, identified as Daya Singh alias Preet Shekhon alias Preet alias Laddu of village Sanghna in Chattiwind and Jarmanjit Singh alias Nikka Khaduria of Chamba Khurd in Tarn Taran are wanted in a double murder case in Patti that took place June, 2021 in Tarn Taran as also in 2.5 kg Gold Dacoity at Ludhiana that took place in 2020 besides other heinous crimes, including murders, attempt to murders and various cases of car snatching and extortions.

The third accused identified as Gurlal Singh of village Kamalpur in Tarn Taran is a close aide of both gangsters and had facilitated their shelter at his in-laws’ house in village Chamiari in Ajnala. Gurlal is out on parole and is also wanted in several criminal cases of murders and attempt to murder.

Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Dinkar Gupta said that both the gangsters, alongwith their Canada-based accomplice identified as Lakhbir Singh alias Landa Patti, had been involved in making large number of extortion and threat calls to a number of prominent businessmen and professionals, especially in Amritsar area. Landa Patti, a native of Patti? is at present in Canada and is also wanted in Patti double murder case.

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