Jalandhar Police bust gang of bike thieves, arrest four – 20 bikes seized

Jalandhar, November 16, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)

The rural police have busted a gang of bike thieves and arrested four members of the gang in Gaddowali village of the district on Saturday.

The accused have been identified as Sethi Singh (26) of Kutbewal village, Prabhjeet Singh (26) of Jhal Bibri village in Kapurthala, Balwinder Singh (23) and Bukkan Singh (36) of Ballno village in Jalandhar district.

The rural police have also recovered 20 stolen bikes and 10 mobiles from the gang members.

Addressing a press conference, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mr Navjot Singh Mahal said on November 15, SHO Lambra Police Station sub-inspector Pushap Bali received a tip-off about gang members who were assembled near an abandoned brick kiln in Gaddowali village and planning to strike in the locality.

He said that the police party led by sub-inspector Pushap Bali raided the spot and nabbed four of them.

SSP said that with the bust of the gang, the police have managed to trace out 14 cases including eight cases registered in various police stations of Jalandhar rural, five in Kapurthala and one in Commissionerate police.

Mr Mahal said that a case under sections 379, 37-B, 401, 120-B and 34 of IPC was registered against them in Lambra Police Station.

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