The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, December 3
As a part of the ongoing drive against anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police’s Anti Gangster Task Force (AGTF) on Friday arrested a member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang from old Ambala road Dhakoli.
The accused has been identified as Bunty of Jain Chowk, Taliwada, District Bhiwani in Haryana, who is an inter-state weapon smuggler.
Divulging details about the major breakthrough, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav said that the AGTF in a joint operation with District Police SAS Nagar has arrested Bunty with 20 pistols including three .30 Caliber with 2 magazines, two 9MM with 2 magazines and 15 Indian-made pistols with 40 live cartridges and 11 magazines. The police have also recovered an Innova car bearing registration no HR-38-Q-2297 from the accused.
The preliminary investigation of the arrested accused, DGP Gaurav Yadav said, has revealed that he is a member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang and was tasked to deliver the consignment of weapons to the members of Lawrence Bishnoi gang on the directions of foreign-based gangster Satinderjit Singh Brar alias Goldy Brar. Further investigation is under process to find out his involvement in criminal cases, he added.
Meanwhile, a case FIR No. 118, dated 02.12.2022 has been registered under sections 25(6) & 25 (7) of Arms Act at Police Station Dhakoli, Zirakpur.