Vehicle-lifters’ gang busted, 3 arrested

Had snatched a scooter from a woman constable

Vehicle-lifters’ gang busted, 3 arrested

With the arrest of three persons, the police on Saturday busted a gang of vehicle-lifters active in the city. The police recovered two bikes and two scooters besides a sharp weapon from them. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 22

With the arrest of three persons, the police on Saturday busted a gang of vehicle-lifters active in the city. The police recovered two bikes and two scooters besides a sharp weapon from them.

The gang had snatched a scooter from a woman police constable posted in the Amritsar rural police, when she was going to her duty 10 days ago. Those arrested were identified as Sardara Singh of Poohla village, Gagandeep Sharma of Bhikhiwind and Gurwinder Singh of Chungh village in Tarn Taran.

Paramjit Kaur said on January 12, she was going on her scooter for her duty, when three armed youth snatched her scooter. ADCP Prabhjot Singh Virk said during investigations, the police zeroed in on Gagandeep, Gurwinder and Saradara Singh, all residents of Tarn Taran. Their arrest led to the recovery of two bikes and a scooter, which were stolen from different parts of the city. The police also seized the bike and sharp weapon used in the crime, he said.

Meanwhile, the police also arrested a vehicle lifter identified as Lovekaran Singh of Bal Khurd village and confiscated two bikes from him.

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