Gang­ster, aide held; weapons re­cov­ered

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - Htpunjab&haryana -

AM­RIT­SAR: The lo­cal po­lice ar­rested a gang­ster Ra­jat Mal­ho­tra alias Karan Masti along with his ac­com­plice Nikhil Takhi on Thurs­day. The po­lice re­cov­ered two pis­tols in­clud­ing a coun­try-made weapon, four live car­tridges and a stolen bike from Mal­ho­tra and Takhi. Both are the res­i­dents of Ma­jith Mandi, Am­rit­sar.

Masti, a his­tory-sheeter was ear­lier booked for mur­der, bank rob­bery, da­coity, snatch­ing in­ci­dents and car­jack­ings in the cities of Pun­jab and Haryana. DCP Jag­mo­han Singh said that the ac­cused were nabbed fol­low­ing a tip off. Po­lice said that the ac­cused were ar­rested dur­ing the check­ing near Sultwind by­pass.The ac­cused were rid­ing the stolen bike. The duo were sent to two days po­lice re­mand.

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