CHANDIGARH: Amidst the continued drive to destroy the organised prison networks within the state as per instructions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Anti-Gangster Process Pressure (AGTF) of the Punjab Police in joint operation with Central Companies have solved the sensational Chandigarh firing case with the arrest of three operatives of foreign-based gangster Goldy Brar from Gorakhpur, stated Director Normal of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav right here on Sunday.
These arrested have been recognized as Amritpal Singh alias Gujjar of Kaloli in Banur, Kamalpreet Singh of Devinagar Abrawa in Banur and Prem Singh of Amrala in Dera Bassi. All of the arrested accused have a prison historical past with a number of prison instances pertaining to Try and Homicide, Extortion, Theft and beneath Arms Act had been registered towards them within the state of Punjab.
As per the data, unidentified miscreants had opened fireplace on the home of a businessman positioned in Sector 5 of Chandigarh on January 19, 2024.
DGP Gaurav Yadav stated that appearing on the enter of the AGTF Punjab headed by ADGP Promod Ban, Police groups beneath the supervision of AIG Sandeep Goel and led by DSP Bikramjit Singh Brar collectively with Chandigarh Police tracked them on their approach from Bihar to Uttar Pradesh, and nabbed them at Gorakhpur Railway Station with the help of Gorakhpur Police.
He stated that as per the preliminary investigations accused Amritpal Singh and Kamalpreet Singh fired gunshots in residential space positioned in sector 5, Chandigarh, whereas the third accused Prem Singh had facilitated their escape from the crime scene by offering his Verna Automotive and harbouring them at his residence.
“Later, on the instructions of Goldy Brar, trio accused fled to Bihar on January 27 and took shelter at Gurudwara Patna Sahib for 2 days earlier than shifting to the hideout offered at village Chhitauli in Bihar by the Goldy Brar, ” stated the DGP, whereas including that within the morning of February 4, they left the hideout in an effort to shift to new place.
In the meantime, AIG Sandeep Goel stated that additional investigation is on and restoration of Arms & Ammunition is predicted in coming days.