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SAD sarpanch arrested for sheltering gangsters

Tribune News Service Moga, January 21 The Moga police today claimed to have arrested Jaswinder Singh alias Shinder, the Akali sarpanch of Buttar Kalan village falling under Nihalsinghwala subdivision of Moga, for giving shelter to gangsters. At least three weapons, including one .32-bore pistol, one .32-bore revolver and one .12-bore gun had been recovered from him. A case under Sections 212, 216 and 216-A of the IPC and various sections of the Arms Act was registered against him on a tip-off at the Badhni Kalan police station. A senior police official said a team of the special cell of the police arrested him from the Raju Wala bridge of a local canal in the area. Preliminary investigations revealed that the weapons recovered from the Akali sarpanch belonged to Surinder Pal Singh, Kala...

Akali sarpanch booked for sheltering gangsters

Kulwinder Sandhu Tribune News Service Moga, January 19 The Moga police have booked the Akali sarpanch of Buttar Kalan village, Jaswinder Singh, on a tip-off that he not only gave shelter to gangsters like Vicky Gounder at his residence, but also kept their weapons safely with himself. A case under Sections 212, 216 and 216-A of the IPC and Sections of the Arms Act has been registered against him at the Badhni Kalan police station. The SHO of Badhni Kalan police station Bhupinder Kaur said she got a tip-off that Jaswinder provided logistical support to gangsters. He is yet to be arrested. Meanwhile, the Akali sarpanch denied the allegations and said that it was case of political vendetta because the panchayat elections were drawing near. The Congress government has started harassing village...

1 held for sheltering Hindu leader’s killers

Our Correspondent Tarn Taran , November 21 The district police have arrested Daljit Singh of Guru Nanakpura locality of Amritsar for allegedly harbouring Saraj Singh Pintoo, the prime accused in the killing of Hindu Sangharsh Sena leader Vipin Sharma. Besides Saraj, Shubham Singh and Dharminder Singh have also been named in the case. All of them are absconding. Daljit is a cousin of Saraj Singh. Darshan Singh Mann, SSP, said Daljit had been arrested by the Khalra police from Bhandal village late last evening. He said a case under Sections 212 and 216 IPC had been registered. The SSP said Daljit Singh’s native village was Kalsian Khurd (Khalra), while he was residing at Guru Nanakpura in Amritsar. He claimed that after killing Vipin, the accused had taken shelter at Daljit’s hou...

Police book five for sheltering gangsters

Tribune News Service Sangrur, November 15 The local police have booked five persons on the charge of harbouring three gangsters arrested on November 11 after an encounter with the Longowal police. The gangsters Harpreet Singh Happy, Gurdarshan Singh and Mandeep Singh had, on October 30, allegedly murdered government teacher Harkirat Singh, the husband of SAD-supported sarpanch of Mubarpur Chungha village. Mandeep Sidhu, SSP, said, “We have registered three FIRs against five persons for providing shelter to the gangsters from October 30 to November 11. During their remand, the gangsters had revealed the names of all who helped them out.” The accused are Darbara Singh from Kheri Jattan village, Gurdeep Singh from Ghanauri Kalan village, Mandeep Singh alias Mintu from Ghanauri Kh...