Gang­ster Goru Bacha’s ac­com­plice nabbed in Farid­kot

Hindustan Times (Jalandhar) - - PUNJAB - HT Cor­re­spon­dent let­ter­schd@hin­dus­tan­


FARID­KOT: Po­lice have ar­rested gang­ster Ramandeep Singh alias Ra­mana Sekhon, 26, near Mo­ran­wali in Farid­kot dis­trict on Thurs­day night.

He is a close aide of no­to­ri­ous gang­ster Goru Bacha alias Gau­rav Sharma.

Bacha has over 18 cases against him, in­clud­ing mur­der, ex­tor­tion and loot.

Nanak Singh, se­nior su­per­in­ten­dent of po­lice (SSP) Farid­kot, said Ramandeep is wanted in the mur­der case of Deva who was shot dead in a gang war in Farid­kot last year. He added that Ramandeep is a pro­claimed of­fender for the last 16 months.

Po­lice said he is wanted in at least two other mur­der cases.

The SSP in­formed that act­ing on a tip-off, the po­lice set a spe­cial check­point wherein Ramandeep was ar­rested. “He tried to es­cape but the cops chased and ar­rested him,” he said.

Po­lice have also re­cov­ered a pis­tol and four live car­tridges from his pos­ses­sion. A case been reg­is­tered against him un­der the arms act at Kotka­pura po­lice sta­tion.

“Ramdeep is wanted in sev­eral mur­der and ex­tor­tion cases in dif­fer­ent dis­tricts of Pun­jab,” the SSP added.

Po­lice sources said Ramandeep presently works for Kala Nepali Gang and has been ac­tive for 9 years. Po­lice claims that at present only two gang­sters—Tirath Dhel­wan and Sema Be­hbal —are ac­tive in the dis­trict.

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