Jalandhar, 27 July (STN): Police arrested Manpreet Sallan resident of village Mehrampur Watauli police station Sadar Banga and Gurjit Singh alias Vicky resident of village Lohara in the case of assaulting the driver and cashier of Ladowal toll plaza of Phillaur’s Halka Phillaur by breaking the windshield of his vehicle. Amount of 2 lakh has been recovered from his possession and out of the three absconding accused of this gang, the police recovered Rs 8 lakh 10 thousand and 30 drug vaccines from Vipan Kumar and Rs 5,24,500 more from the possession of Sunny Bagad 500 grams of intoxicant powder has been recovered.
SSP Mukhbidar Singh Bhullar said that Sudhakar Singh, a resident of Ludhiana, had lodged a complaint that an unknown person had thrashed him and fled after snatching Rs 23 lakh 50 thousand. After which Inspector Harjinder Singh, in-charge of Phillaur police station registered a case and recovered Rs 1,05,000 from the possession of accused Manpreet and Rs 95,000 from the possession of accused Gurjeet during investigation and absconding Vipan Kumar and Sunny Bagad were arrested by his team. has been arrested.
Police investigation revealed that the mastermind of the incident was Vipan Kumar, Dharmendra and Gurpreet, who formed a gang together and snatched a bag full of money by driving a car in front of the manager of the toll plaza, threatening him with weapons.