Wanted in 25 criminal cases including murder, drug peddling, armed robbery and extortion — at least five of these cases being registered in the city — Amritsar City Police would bring dreaded gangster Jagdeep Singh Jaggu on production warrant for questioning. Jaggu, arrested by Amritsar rural police and remanded to police custody on Monday, is wanted for the murder of Sanjeev Nayyar alias Babba.
As soon as Jaggu was nabbed by the police on Sunday night, Facebook posts were made from his account to inform the media about his arrest so that the police could not engage in an encounter with him. “During questioning Jaggu told us his Facebook was operated from Australia by a friend named Waaris. We’ll ensure he is also arrested,” IG Ishwar Chander said.
LED A 30-MEMBER GANG SSP
Amritsar (rural) Jasdeep Singh said: “Jaggu was heading a gang of about 30 men most of whom are now in jail. He was also known to the notorious gangster, Sukha Kahlwan, who was murdered,” Amritsar (rural) SSP Jasdeep Singh said.
INVOLVED IN MURDER, EXTORTION
Jaggu was booked in at least 25 cases of murder, extortion, attempted murder and drug peddling. He was wanted by the city police for murdering a man named Sanjeev Nayyar alias Babba a few months back. He was reported to have extorted Rs 60 lakh from those running betting rackets. He was also said to be involved in getting a suspect, Sonu Kangla, released from police custody near Khalchian a few days ago.