Three more held in illegal weapon racket

Three more held in illegal weapon racket

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 14

A few days after the Ludhiana police busted a gang running a racket of illegal weapons and arrested three of its members, today the police arrested three more members of the gang.

The arrested gang members have been identified as Gaurav Kumar of Hoshiarpur, Vipan Kumar of Chak Kalan village, near Nakodar, and Karanpal Singh of Talwan. Gaurav was brought on production warrant from Central Jail, Ludhiana, and was formally arrested in the case.

Gaurav was in touch with the gang members from the jail. He has a notorious past as he is already facing seven cases of loot, drugs, attempt to murder, etc, registered in Nawanshahr.

The DCP, SPS Dhindsa, said on October 4 the police had nabbed Hinderpal (33) of Lallian Khurd, Jalandhar, Balwinder Singh (39) of Wadala, Jalandhar, and Arjun Kumar (22) of Chitti Colony, Haibowal. The police had also recovered two country made .32-bore pistols along with four cartridges and three mobile phones.

He said on the disclosures of the earlier nabbed gangsters, the three more gangsters were identified and today they were nabbed. The police also recovered two .32-bore pistols along with four cartridges from them.

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