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Looters gang busted 5 arrested Rs.3.60 Lakh recovered

Looters gang busted 5 arrested Rs.3.60 Lakh recovered

 

Fatehgarh Sahib.April.23,2019: (M By  SK.Vyas): The district police have solved the mystery of snatching of Rs.3.60 Lakh by motorcycle borne youths yesterday at Amloh town within hours with the arrest of five youths and recovered looted amount of Rs.3.60 Lakh, Motorcycle and the weapon used for crime. During interrogation it came to fore that it was a planned and made up drama concocted by younger brother just to grab Rs.2 Lakh of elder brother, which he has borrowed from him.

Addressing the media persons here today Amneet Kondal said that one Kuldeep Singh mobile shop cum money exchange owner of Amloh town yesterday reported to the police that his younger brother Amandeep Singh along with his friend Ravinder Shah had gone to deposit Rs.3.60 Lakh in ICICI bank as usual, but they did not came back as he started locating them and found them unconscious near Nahar Sugar Mill and they told him that motor cycle borne youths looted the amount by throwing chili powder in their eyes and made good escape by hurting one of them.

SSP said DSP Amloh Gursher Singh and SHO Mohinder Singh immediately rushed to spot and after watching CCTV footage traced Bullet Motor cycle number and arrested two youths identified as Gurdeep Singh and Gurvir Singh residents of Amloh along with Motor Cycle number PB-10-EB-5456 and recovered the share of looted amount. SSP said during interrogation they unfolded the made up story that Amandeep Singh younger brother of complainant Kuldeep Singh had taken Rs.2 Lakh loan from his elder brother just to grab that he concocted the story and contacted one Jaspreet his close friend and he introduced him with Gurdeep Singh and Gurvir Singh and promised to pay them Rs.50,000/- each. SSP said all of them concocted the looting drama practically just to befool elder brother and misguide the police.

SSP said the police officers cracked the case within hours and recovered Rs.3.60 Lakh looted amount along with Bullet Motor cycle and the weapon.

SSP said all five have been booked u/s 392, 379-B. 323, 324, 341, 506, 34 IPC