Sri Muktsar Sahib: Police Monday claimed to
have nabbed a gang of criminals allegedly involved in a number of cases of dacoity, looting, theft and also recovered arms and ammunition from their possession.
On a tip off, the police arrested three accused identified as Narinder alias Geja, Bhim Sen alias Bhima and Kamal Sharma near the Abohar Canal Bridge in an abandoned government quarters, SSP Surjit Singh said.
While remaining accused Gaurav Kumar alias Gora, Jaspit Singh alias Jassa and Prince Kumar, all residents of Malout, managed to escape.
The gang was planning for a dacoity in the area of Malout on Sunday afternoon, the SSP claimed.
The police has also recovered five pistols, 16 live cartridges, two 12 bore guns from the accused.