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Punjab Police's AGTF arrests Lawrence Bishnoi gang member from Dhakoli, recovers 20 pistols

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | December 02, 2022 07:53 PM

CHANDIGARH: As a part of the ongoing drive against anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police’s Anti Gangster Task Force (AGTF) on Friday arrested a member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang from old Ambala road Dhakoli.

The accused has been identified as Bunty of Jain Chowk, Taliwada, District Bhiwani in Haryana, who is an inter-state weapon smuggler.

Divulging details about the major breakthrough, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav said that the AGTF in a joint operation with District Police SAS Nagar has arrested Bunty with 20 pistols including three .30 Caliber with 2 magazines, two 9MM with 2 magazines and 15 Indian-made pistols with 40 live cartridges and 11 magazines. The police have also recovered an Innova car bearing registration no HR-38-Q-2297 from the accused.

The preliminary investigation of the arrested accused, DGP Gaurav Yadav said, has revealed that he is a member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang and was tasked to deliver the consignment of weapons to the members of Lawrence Bishnoi gang on the directions of foreign based gangster Satinderjit Singh Brar alias Goldy Brar. Further investigation is under process to find out his involvement in criminal cases, he added

Meanwhile, a case FIR No. 118, dated 02.12.2022 has been registered under sections 25(6) & 25 (7) of Arms Act at Police Station Dhakoli, Zirakpur.

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