Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, July 20
The city police busted a gang of robbers and arrested six of its members today. A .12 bore pistol along with a live cartridge, a country made pistol, Rs 20,000 and a Swift car was recovered from their possession.
The accused have been identified as Rohit Kumar Lucky of Tibba Road, Harjinder Singh Harry of Gopal Nagar, Bobby of Basti Jodhewal, Amardeep Singh Deep of Prem Vihar, Rajit Kumar Rajvir of Mayapuri Chowk, and Sukhwinder Singh Bittu of Ramesh Nagar.
Additional DCP 4 Rupinder Kaur Sran said on July 17, Inderdev Tiwari of Harjap Nagar had complained that accused Rohit asked him to reach Focal Point and assured that he would get him a work contract at Dream Cycle Factory.
“When I reached Focal Point, apart from Rohit, other accused were also present and they bundled me in car at gun point. They took me towards Chandigarh and forcibly snatched Rs 43,000 from me. They also threatened me with dire consequences,” the victim said.
The ADCP said the accused Sukhwinder also had plans to sell illegal country made pistol to his clients.
“We will seek police remand of the accused to further interrogate them as recovery of more looted valuables or even illegal weapons is possible,” Sran added.
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