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5 of Sukha Barewala gang held

Police with the arrested gang members. (Gurmeet Singh) Police with the arrested gang members. (Gurmeet Singh)
Express News Service | Ludhiana | Posted: March 20, 2014 12:42 am

The Ludhiana Police on Wednesday arrested five people of Sukha Barewala gang including gang leader Sukhpreet Singh alais Sukha.

Apart from many arms and ammunition, vehicles from Sirsa in Haryana alongwith Rs 50,000 cash and jewellery have been recovered from their possession, police commissioner PS Gill said while briefing the media on Wednesday. Sukha was involved in 39 theft cases across the state of which nearly 13 were in Ludhiana, he added.

Gill added, sub-inspector Harbans Singh in-charge Anti Narcotic Cell, Ludhiana alongwith a police team was on patrolling duty on Hambran Road. Around 5.30 am a Mahindra Verito with registration no PB-09T-4488 was seen coming from village Hambran side. Police signalled the vehicle to stop but instead the accused tried to flee hitting on-duty policemen. However, police arrested them after a chase. Sukhpreet Singh, 31, is a resident of village Barewal Awana, Jagga Singh, 39, Buta Singh, 30, both from Barnala, Inderjit Singh, 29, of Jagraon and Jarnail Singh, 24, of Sangrur were arrested.

Gill said that four more members of the gang are on the run. He added that one .315 country made pistol, three 0.32 pistols and one 0.12 gun has also been recovered from the ga

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