4 nabbed with pistols, cartridges in Jalandhar

Were planning something big, claim police

4 nabbed with pistols, cartridges in Jalandhar

The police with the suspects and the seized weapons in Jalandhar on Saturday. Tribune Photo

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Jalandhar, July 2

CIA staff-II and anti-narcotics cell of the city police today arrested four persons and recovered two .32 pistols, 10 live cartridges and a .315 bore weapon from their possession. The suspects have been identified as Gagan Grover, alias Gogi, Abhishek Malhotra, alias Abhi, Harpreet Singh, alias Harsh, and Raj Singh, alias Raja. All four are residents of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Colony here at Maqsudan.

DCP, Investigation, Jaskiranjit Singh Teja said the staff of CIA-II was on a regular checking operation near Maqsudan Chowk when they received a tip-off that some youths, who were planning to commit something big in the city today, were standing near Y-point, close to Bhagat Singh Colony flyover. “Following which, Inderjit, in-charge of CIA-2 along with his team rushed to the spot and arrested the four with illegal weapons,” he added.

He said a case under Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act has been registered against the four at the police Division No. 1. “The investigation in the case is underway. The police are yet to ascertain what they were planning to do. The police produced them in a local court today to seek their remand,” he said

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