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Gang of wanted criminals busted in Pb

Press Trust of India  |  Phagwara (Pb) 

A five-member inter-district gang was today busted with the arrest of five persons here, and a cache of arms ammunition recovered from their possession.

The gangsters were identified as -- Harbhej Singh alias Bheja, Niraj Rana, Gurpreet Singh alias Gopi and Nishan Singh, all of them hailed from Amritsar while one other Sandip Singh alias Sunny is from Begowal in Kapurthala district, Phagwara DSP Dev Dutt Sharma told reporters here.

Five pistols and revolvers, including one rifle and 24 live cartridges, one SUV and one car were also recovered from them, he said.

Gurpreet and Nishan are Proclaimed Offenders and wanted in a case, while Niraj was wanted in a case of murder, and robbery of Rs 25 lakh, Sharma said.

They were arrested at a special check post at village Jagpalpur at T-point of Bhogpur-Phagwara road on a tip-off, he said.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 20:02 IST