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Notorious gangster arrested


Pardeep Luthra

Batala, August 3-
The Batala police claimed to have arrested a notorious gangster and recovered one .315 bore revolver, one bulletproof jacket and 8 live cartridges from his possession, here today.

SSP, Batala, Raj Pal Singh Sandhu, told that today morning, Ranger Nangal police got information that a notorious gangster, Gurpinderjeet Singh alias Lalli, who was wanted in many criminal cases including a murder case, was present at his house at village Chowdharywal.

Subsequently, a police team under SHO, Ranger Nangal police station, Kamalpreet Singh raided his house but seeing the police team, Gurpinder Singh started firing on the police party, which was countered by the police team.

Attempting to flee from the spot, the accused jumped from the roof but lost his balance and the police team overpowered him.

The police recovered one.315 bore pistol, eight live cartridges and one bulletproof jacket from his possession. A case under section 307 IPC, 25/27/54/59 Arms Act has been registered against him.