Gang of thieves busted, 3 held

Gang of thieves busted, 3 held

The accused in the custody of the Jalandhar police on Thursday.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, October 21

The Jalandhar police have busted a gang of robbers who used to target locked houses in the city.

The accused have been identified as Sonu alias Babb, a resident Basti Sheikh, Vishal Verma, a resident of Shastri Nagar and Aman Verma, a resident of Dashmesh Nagar, Jalandhar.

Senior Superintendent of Police (Rural) Satinder Singh said the accused were arrested at a naka set up at Narangpur village on October 20. He said the trio were nabbed along with an Activa, two motorcycles and six gold rings.

During questioning, the accused admitted to the crime they committed in Model Town, Urban Estate, JP Nagar, GTB Nagar and Basti Bawa Khel. The police said the trio will be presented before the court.

The police said the accused used to do a reccee of closed houses falling under the jurisdiction of Patara police.

Babb revealed that a total of 18 cases were registered against him regarding various thefts. Similarly, a couple of cases have been registered against Vishal and Aman.

On October 19, a case was registed against the accused under Sections 379 B, 380, 454, 457 and 482 of the IPC at Patara police station.

Tribune Shorts


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