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Nabha jailbreak case: Another gangster arrested; guns, car recovered

Organised crime intelligence unit (OCIU) of the Punjab Police’s intelligence wing on Wednesday arrested Sukhchain Singh, a gangster allegedly involved in the Nabha jailbreak case.

punjab Updated: Apr 26, 2017 15:39 IST
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A country-made pistol and a licensed revolver were also recovered from Sukhchain Singh.
A country-made pistol and a licensed revolver were also recovered from Sukhchain Singh. (Representative image )

Organised crime intelligence unit (OCIU) of the Punjab Police’s intelligence wing on Wednesday arrested Sukhchain Singh, a gangster allegedly involved in the Nabha jailbreak case.

AIG Gurmeet Singh Chauhan revealed that during a special operation, police party checked a white Verna car at the Nabha Sangrur Road (near Chhitanwala). Subsequently, Sukhchain Singh alias Sukhi, resident of Ulak village was arrested. A country-made pistol and a licensed revolver were also recovered from him.

Also, 630 gram intoxicant powder was recovered from his possession.

The white Verna car also had a fake number plate and was allegedly snatched by the accused from a car dealership agent. The AIG further informed that about dozen of cases of robbery-snatching, dacoity, attempt to murder were registered against Sukhchain Singh.

He pointed out that during course of investigation, it has come to light that Sukhchain, an alleged accomplice of Gurpreet Singh Sekhon, mastermind of the Nabha jail break case, had remained behind bars with Sekhon in 2014.

It may be mentioned here that out of the six gangsters who escaped from the Nabha jail, Harminder Singh Mintu, Gurpreet Singh Sekhon, Kulpreet Singh Neeta and Aman Dhotia have been arrested. Also, a total of 22 accused have been arrested. Fourteen pistols, nine cars and 500 rounds of ammunitions, walkie-talkie sets have been recovered till now.