Ludhiana: 10 days later, six detained for robbery at Dugri gas station | Ludhiana news
The arrested are Gurdeep Singh from Shimlapuri, Hardeep Singh from Hoshiarpur, Vijay Kumar from Una, Himachal Pradesh, Himansu Heer from Basti Jodhewal, Satnam Singh and Kulwinder Kumar, both from Jalandhar. Rs 36,000, two pistols, live cartridges, sharp-edged weapons and vehicles used in the act were seized from them.
Joint Police Commissioner (rural) Sachin Gupta said: “All of the accused have multiple criminal cases against them. They met in Hoshiarpur Prison, where they were all housed. After getting out of jail about a year ago, they formed a gang and began to commit crimes. ”
Before Gurdeep went on strike at the gas station, he went back and informed Kulwinder about it. “Then Kulwinder, Hardeep and Vijay reached Ludhiana on their two-wheelers. They all met at Gurdeep’s house and made the robbery plan. The day before they struck, Gurdeep took all of his accomplices near the gas station and told them about an escape route. For the robbery, Kulwinder bought two weapons from Uttar Pradesh for 11,000 rupees and 9,000 rupees, ”he added.
On June 11th, they reached the gas station and asked their staff to refuel their bikes. They soon overpowered and beat up the staff before escaping on Rs 81,000.
ADCP-II Jaskiranjit Singh Teja said: “The defendant has confessed to having committed about 10 crimes in the past year, including robbery and booty that has not been tracked. They were planning to rob another gas station when the police arrested them. ”
Kulwinder has seven criminal cases against him, including robbery and theft. Himanshu has two cases of forgery and theft against him. Vijay has been charged with a rape and a drug case. Satnam has three cases of drug trafficking and murder against him. And Hardeep was booked in two drug and scuffle cases.
Police said the gang was active in different areas of Punjab.