3 of gang arrested on charge of car thefts

3 of gang arrested on charge of car thefts

Weapons and cash seized from the suspects by the CIA staff in Patiala on Wednesday. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Patiala, June 9

The CIA staff have nabbed three members of a gang involved in stealing cars and other crime. The police also recovered four pistols and Rs4.95 lakh from them.

The suspects have been identified as Sandeep Singh, Rupiner Singh and Sant Pamaldeep Singh.

The Patiala SSP, Dr Sandeep Kumar Garg, said cases were already registered against members of the gang in Fatehgarh Sahib, Ludhiana, Malerkotla, Sangrur and Patiala for committing various crimes.

Sandeep and Rupidner were together lodged at the Patiala Central Jail for over two and a half years, the SSP added.

Later, Sandeep and Pamaldeep were involved in various illegal acts in Patiala, Bathinda and Ludhiana, the SSP said.

The police party nabbed suspects near the PRTC workshop on the Nabha road here, the SSP added. They were presented in court, which sent in police remand, the SSP said. The three suspects would be interrogated to find more information about stolen items and other illegal activities, the SSP added.

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