Sector-48 car snatching Jail inmate mastermind behind robbery incident, claim police

In the Sector-48 car snatching incident, the Chandigarh police on Monday traced the vehicle, and have also identified persons involved in the robbery.
Updated on May 26, 2015 09:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByGurpreet Singh Chhina, Chandigarh

In the Sector-48 car snatching incident, the Chandigarh police on Monday traced the vehicle, and have also identified persons involved in the robbery.

During investigation, it was learnt that owing to some money dispute with complainant Parvinder Pal Singh Midda, the prime suspect, Mintu, a Patiala jail inmate, had asked his accomplices, Manjot Singh and Germanjeet Singh, to rob Mahindra XUV 500.

Police said accused Manjot Singh, resident of SAS Nagar, and Germanjeet Singh, resident of Amritsar, Punjab, would be arrested soon, and to further probe the case, the production warrant of Mintu, lodged in the Patiala jail, would also be procured.

Confirming that Mintu is the mastermind behind the robbery, police said his accomplices had executed the plan. The robbed car was traced near Chandigarh, whereas during the investigation, it was also learnt that the accused had taken the XUV to Ludhiana.

Navdeep Brar, assistant superintendent of police, south, said, "The accused have been identified, and police teams have been sent to different suspected areas to nab the accused. The traced car will be taken into custody soon."

On Friday afternoon, a city-based financer had alleged a group of unidentified miscreants robbed his car at gun point from his residence in Sector 48, leaving him and his housekeeper injured. He had also claimed that he had lent around Rs 10-15 lakh to a SAS Nagar-based resident, Manish Tandon alias Monty, who was recently arrested for betting during the Indian Premier League.

The complainant had also stated to police that since he was asking Monty to return his money, and had complained to police about his involvement in betting, Monty had sent his men to threaten him.

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