Gang of transformer thieves busted : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

Gang of transformer thieves busted

Was involved in 154 cases in Kaithal area

Gang of transformer thieves busted

Photo for representational purpose only. - File photo



Tribune News Service

Kaithal, May 15

The Kaithal police have apprehended four persons allegedly involved in a transformer theft racket. With this, as many as 154 cases of transformer and submersible motor theft in the area have been solved. The accused have been identified as Amandeep Singh, a resident of Sangrur district in Punjab, Vikram Singh, Raj Kumar and Karan of Patiala district in Punjab, said Upasana, Superintendent of Police, Kaithal.

The police arrested Amandeep Singh and Vikram on May 7 and took them in an eight-day police remand. Based on their inputs, the police arrested the remaining two on May 10 and they were also taken in a five-day police remand. The gang members used to conduct a recee during the day time, said the SP, adding that they used to sell copper wires to a scrap dealer in Patra in Patiala.

About The Author

The Tribune News Service brings you the latest news, analysis and insights from the region, India and around the world. Follow the Tribune News Service for a wide-ranging coverage of events as they unfold, with perspective and clarity.

#Kaithal


Top News

Curtains on campaigning for 7th and final phase of Lok Sabha election 2024

Curtains on high-decibel campaigning for 7th and final phase of Lok Sabha election 2024

States going to polls in last phase include Punjab, Himachal...

PM Modi begins ‘dhyan’ at Kanyakumari Vivekananda Rock Memorial

PM Modi begins ‘dhyan’ at Kanyakumari Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Ahead of his departure on June 1, Modi is likely to visit Th...

Mines explode after forest fire along LoC in J-K’s Poonch; blaze engulfs forests of Samba and Jammu

Mines explode after forest fire along LoC in J-K’s Poonch; blaze engulfs forests of Samba and Jammu

Locals allege some miscreants are triggering fire due to som...

Slew of fires keep forest staff on toes in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan and Kasauli

Slew of fires keep forest staff on toes in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan and Kasauli

Forest fire halts Kalka-Shimla train 15 km before its destin...

Modi first PM to 'lower dignity' of public discourse, says Congress leader Manmohan Singh

Modi first PM to 'lower dignity' of public discourse, says Manmohan Singh

The former PM also hit out at BJP government for imposing an...


Cities

View All