– We are hopeful to solve a number of theft cases : SHO Bharat Masih
Hoshiarpur: Gurdeep Singh: The Model Town Police of Hoshiarpur have successfully busted a thief and drug peddler gang. Six members of the gang have been arrested including a woman while 1 member is still at large. Police have been conducting raids to arrest him. AN FIR has been lodged against them under various sections of IPC and NDPS act.
As per information received, ASI Kailash Chander along with the police party on the basis of a secret information arrested 6 members of a thief and drug peddler gang including a woman. The Police arrested them when their car was stopped by police for checking. Police recovered the stolen goods and drugs from them.
SHO Bharat Masih said that the accused Sunil Kumar s/o Bhajan Parkash r/o Balbir Colony (HSP), Rohit Kumar s/o Bittu r/o Balbir Colony (HSP), Naresh Kumar s/o Balwinder Kumar r/o Moh. Neel Kanth (HSP), Mandeep s/o Gurmit r/o Moh. Neel Kanth (HSP) and Vishal s/o Arwinder Kumar r/o Moh. Topkhana (Jalandhar) used to conduct the theft and drug peddling practices. He added that other members of their gang, namely, Neeta w/o Sanjay r/o Balbir Colony (HSP) and Ravi Kumar s/o Amarjit Singh r/o Balbir Colony (HSP) used to manage and sell the stolen goods.
SHO Bharat Masih said that they have been hopeful of solving a number of theft cases so they have got their police remand for interrogation.
Police have lodged an FIR against 7 of them under section 457, 380, 454, 379 and 411 of IPC and 21, 61 and 85 of NDPS act.