Gang of thieves busted, ornaments, weapons recovered

Gang of thieves busted, ornaments, weapons recovered

ADCP Jaskiranjit Singh Teja addressing press conference regarding the arrest of gang of thieves in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo

Ludhiana, October 16

The police claims to have busted a gang of thieves with the arrest of its six members.

The suspects have been identified as Jeetu of Satjot Nagar, Vicky of Roop Nagar, Raju of Roop Nagar, Manjit Singh of Billa village, Jagmit Singh of Lalto Khurd and Ankur Kumar of Pakhowal.

ADCP-II Jaskiranjit Singh Teja, ACP Jashandeep Gill and SBS Nagar police post in charge ASI Sunil Kumar addressed a press conference on the matter today.

The police recovered 33 gm of gold jewellery, 64 gm of silver ornaments, two illegal weapons, one laptop, four motorcycles and one scooter from the gang, the ADCP said.

On October 5, Jeetu and Vicky were nabbed and today, four other gang members were arrested by the police, the ADCP added.

During questioning, the suspects confessed to have committed seven thefts in Ludhiana, the ADCP said. Apart from stealing a Bullet motorcycle from Chandigarh, the suspects had stolen four other vehicles from Ludhiana, the ADCP added.

Some stolen vehicles were sold by the gang, the ADCP said. The police were trying to recover those vehicles, the ADCP added. Further interrogation of the suspects was on to recover more stolen valuables and nab rest of the gang members, the ADCP said. — TNS

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