3 held for stealing vehicles at gunpoint

3 held for stealing vehicles at gunpoint

The Vallah police busted a gang of carjackers and recovered a car from them. They were identified as Harpreet Singh of Mohan Bhandaria village, Harpal Singh of Majitha and Bhagwan Singh of Naag Kalan village in Majitha. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 22

The Vallah police busted a gang of carjackers and recovered a car from them. They were identified as Harpreet Singh of Mohan Bhandaria village, Harpal Singh of Majitha and Bhagwan Singh of Naag Kalan village in Majitha.

Kanwalpreet Singh of Manawala Kalan told the police that he was going on his bike, when three car-borne persons snatched his mobile and cash on January 11. A week later, the police arrested Harpreet Singh along with the snatched mobile phone. During interrogation, he admitted that he along with Harpal Singh, Bhagwan Singh, Raman, Hira and Shakha committed the crime. He also confessed to have committed some other robberies during probe. He was produced in court and brought on three-day police remand. ACP, Gurinderbir Singh

Their three accomplices — Raman, Hira and Shakha — are still at large and raids were on to nab them, said ACP, Gurinderbir Singh.

The police have also recovered a snatched mobile and a .32 revolver along with five live bullets from them. While giving details, ACP said Kanwalpreet Singh of Manawala Kalan told the police that he was going on his bike, when three car-borne persons snatched his mobile and cash on January 11. A week later, the police arrested Harpreet Singh along with the snatched mobile phone. During interrogation, he admitted that he along with Harpal Singh, Bhagwan Singh, Raman, Hira and Shakha committed the crime. He said he also confessed to have committed some other robberies during probe. He was produced in court and brought on three-day police remand.

On Friday, the police got an information regarding the presence of the accused near Majitha railway crossing. A checkpoint was laid and the police team intercepted an i-10 (PB02-BN-7791).

The police arrested Harpal Singh and Bhagwan Singh from the spot, while Raman, Hira and Shakha fled with the car. They told the police that they had snatched the car from the Khilchian police station area, while another Alto car was snatched by them from the Kamboh police station area. The police have recovered the Alto car. The ACP said the accused were produced in court and brought on police remand for further investigations.

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