Khanna Police bust Jaggu Bhagwanpuria and Amrit Bal’s gang module, arrest 13 with weapons and ammunition
Cops avert target killings as gang had identified 14 targets in Punjab and Haryana- IG Ludhiana Range
Ludhiana, January 18, 2023: The Khanna Police on Tuesday busted Jaggu Bhagwanpuria and foreign based Amrit Bal’s gang module and arrested 13 of its operatives from various parts of state besides seizing huge cache of weapons and ammunition from their possession.
With their arrest, the Khanna police have managed to avert many target killings as the gang had already identified 14 targets in Punjab and Haryana on the instructions of foreign based gangsters.
The arrested accused have been identified as Mahinder Verma of Rajgarh in MP, Ramesh Chauhan of Deepla village in Rajasthan, Gurjant Singh, Sukhveer Singh of Bullepur in Ludhiana, Sandeep Singh of Kaulgarh in Fatehgarh Sahib, Harsimranjeet Singh of Firvaria village, Shamsher Singh of Kot Kesra Singh Johal village, Sarbjot Singh of Basant Nagar, Daljeet Kaur of Jadu Nangal in Amritsar, Charles of Batala, Parveen Singh of Mallian Pakkia village in Gurdaspur, Rafi and Waris Ali in Malerkotla district.
The police have also seized five pistols including one US made, 53 live cartridges and a bike.
Addressing a press conference, IG Ludhiana range Dr Kaustubh Sharma accompanied by SSP Harish Om Parkash Dayama and SP Dr Pragya Jain, said that the police have also nominated Jagdeep Singh alias Jaggu Bhagwanpuria of Bhagwanpur, Amrit Bal of Bholath (now in US), Pargat Singh of Diggi in Patiala (now in England), Jack of Rajasthan and Parmod of Amritsar in this case. He said that most of the gang members were facing criminal cases in various police stations of state. All of the accused were booked under sections 386, 384, 506 of IPC, 25 of Arms Act and 17,18 and 20 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967.
Sharma said that Jaggu, Amrit and others were engaging young boys through Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms and were providing weapons and money through their handlers.