NEW DELHI: Punjab Police’s Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) in a joint operation with Bathinda Police arrested their two close associates of gangster Goldy Brar.
Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav informed that they were arrested on Tuesday when they were trying to escape to Haryana via village Pathrala in Bathinda.
This is another addition to the list of achievements in the ongoing war against gangsters waged by the Punjab Police under the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.
FIR has been registered on Monday against Malkit Singh alias Kitta of village Bhaini in Bathinda and Hardeep Singh alias Mamma of village Aaklia Jalal in Bathinda. Both the accused persons are history-sheeters and wanted by Punjab Police in several cases of heinous crimes.
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The Police have also recovered seven pistols six .32 bores and one .30 bore along with ammunition Along with seizing their motorcycle, which they were trying to escape on, police also seized an ASI rank police uniform from their possession.
The development came just a few days after the AGTF had neutralized two killers of Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moosewala during an encounter in Bhakna village of Amritsar.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the arrested accused persons, on directions of Goldy Brar, had unsuccessfully attempted to murder a Rajasthan-based gangster Kailash Manju at Jaisalmer when he was out on bail” DGP Punjab Gaurav Yadav said.
DGP further added that arrested persons had also unsuccessfully tried to kill three associates— Dagar, Fateh Nagar, and Kaunsal Chaudhary, of Gangster Sukha Duneke when Nakodar Police had brought them on production warrant in connection with Kabbadi player Sandeep Nangal Ambia murder case.
Police also have suspicions that the two arrested accused might have a connection with the Sidhu Moosewala murder case, investigation from that angle is also being carried out.