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Five wanted criminals from Punjab and Haryana held in MP

Press Trust of India  |  Barwani (MP) 

Five persons wanted in Punjab and Haryana in cases of murder and robbery were arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Barwani on Saturday and firearms recovered, police said.

Police recovered a pistol, seven country-made firearms and 27 live cartridges, district superintendent of police D R Teniwar told reporters.

"The five men were arrested after a 20-hour operation," he said, adding that the police recovered a car having a Haryana registration number from the possession of the accused.

The accused, identified as Bhagwan Singh Jat, Lakhbee Singh, Pradeep Sharma, Pawan alias Punia and Jabrajan Singh, are residents of various districts from Punjab and Haryana, the SP said.

"They all have been wanted in cases like bank robbery, murder and other heinous crimes in the two states since the last 18 months," the police officer said.

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First Published: Sat, February 08 2020. 18:38 IST