The city Crime Branch officials arrested an alleged bootlegger of Chandigarh,identified as Joginder Devraj Sharma,on Saturday,who has been supplying foreign liquor from Haryana to Gujarat for the past five years. Singh was wanted in 35 illegal liquor supply case in Ahmedabad. The accused was a former jawan who had joined the Army in 1996.
Abducted 5-yr-old girl rescued,1 held
A five-year-old girl,who had been allegedly abducted five days ago from a garba function in Gomtipur area of Ahmedabad,was rescued and her kidnapper arrested by the city Crime Branch officials on Saturday. The incident had occurred on October 7 when the victims father Ram Swaroop alias Bhaiyyaji and Kalu alias Deva Khant were sitting together in Odhav area of the city. The Crime Branch officials said that Swaroop and Kalu had started a fight on an old rivalry. Then Kalu rushed towards a colony garba venue and allegedly kidnapped Swaroops daughter Aarti who was playing garba,officials said. The father had lodged a complaint of abduction against the accused at Gomtipur police station. Following a tip-off,a team of crime branch officials arrested the accused and rescued the girl. She was handed over to her parents and Gomtipur police took custody of Kalu.