Gangster Landa’s 5 aides nabbed in Mohali, financial institution theft foiled


In a significant breakthrough, the crime investigative company (CIA) has arrested 5 associates of gangster Lakhbir Singh, alias Landa, the primary conspirator of the RPG assault on the Punjab Police intelligence headquarters in Mohali.

In keeping with police, the Canada-based, Punjab-origin gangster had despatched the 5 males, all aged between 19 and 22, with seven computerized pistols, an AK-47 journal, 45 cartridges and two SUVs to rob a financial institution in Kharar and later perform killings in Punjab.

Two of them, Lovejeet Singh, alias Love, 20, and Akashdeep Singh, 21, hail from Tarn Taran’s Gandivind Dhattal and Harike Pattan villages; Paramvir Singh, 19, and Sunil Kumar, alias Bacchi, 22, are from Ludhiana’s Samrala space, whereas the fifth gang member is Gurjant Singh, 20, of Amloh, Fatehgarh Sahib.

A resident of Tarn Taran, Landa, who now operates from Canada, Landa was recognized as the important thing conspirator within the Might 9 assault on the Punjab Police intelligence headquarters.

A detailed affiliate of gangster-turned-terrorist Harvinder Singh Rinda, who operates from Pakistan, he reportedly offered the RPG, an AK-47 and logistics help to native gangsters for the assault.

“The identical Landa offered weapons to his 5 aides to rob a Kharar financial institution at gunpoint and later perform killings in Punjab, however we arrested them and foiled their plans. These gangsters have been concerned in spreading terror in Punjab by firing indiscriminately and executing severe crimes, akin to theft and extortion,” stated Vivek Sheel Soni, senior superintendent of police (SSP), Mohali, whereas addressing mediapersons on Wednesday.

He detailed that the gangsters had opened hearth at Khalra village on April 20, 2022, at Landa’s behest to extort cash. Per week later, on April 28, they once more opened hearth in Dayalpur village, Samrala. On Might 15, in one other extortion bid, they shot a person within the thigh at Mukshabad village, Samrala.

The SSP stated throughout preliminary interrogation, they confessed that they have been planning murders in Tarn Taran and Jalandhar districts on the instructions of Landa and one other gangster Satvir Singh Satta.

Police stated all 5 gangsters have been going through a number of instances of try and homicide, assault and armed theft in several police stations of Punjab.

The accused shall be produced earlier than a court docket on Thursday.


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