Gangster Sukha Kahlwa murder case: Nawanshahr cops nab 7 plotting to kill witness : The Tribune India

Gangster Sukha Kahlwa murder case: Nawanshahr cops nab 7 plotting to kill witness

2 pistols, 4 magazines recovered

Gangster Sukha Kahlwa murder case: Nawanshahr cops nab 7 plotting to kill witness

Cops with the accused in Nawanshahr on Sunday. Tribune photo



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Nawanshahr, September 11

The Nawanshahr police have arrested seven accused (all in their 20s) during a special nakabandi and recovered two pistols, four magazines, ammunition, one scooter and motorcycle each from their possession. As per the information, the weapons recovered were brought from Jalandhar.

The police claimed that the accused were planning to kill the main witness Gopi Nijjar in gangster Sukha Kahlwa’s murder case. SSP Bhagirath Meena, addressing a press conference said there was a tip-off that some miscreants were planning to kill a person. “So, a special naka was laid and police personnel noticed three men coming by scooter and four by motorcycle. They all were nabbed on the spot. The accused face several cases, which have been registered against them in different police stations,” the SSP informed.

The accused are identified as Rohit, alias Samma, Rupesh Kumar, Ranjodh, alias Yodha, Om Bahadur, alias Sahil, Rajinder Singh, alias Nandi, Gurpreet Singh, alias Gopi, and Shashi Kumar. The police said that during the investigation, it was found that US-based Amritpal Singh had asked them to kill Gopi Nijjar.

A case under Sections 302, 120-B of the IPC and 25 under the Arms Act has been registered against the seven accused. All of the accused are sent on three- day police remand.

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