Mohali: Gangster involved in hotel shooting arrested : The Tribune India


Tribune press service

Mohali, August 11

In a major success, police arrested a gangster for shooting at a hotel in Zirakpur in June this year. The accused also supplied arms and ammunition to other Punjab gangsters.

The arrested accused has been identified as Ashwani Kumar alias Sarpanch, a resident of Khizrabad village near Pehowa in Haryana.

Police recovered a .30 caliber pistol with five rounds, four .32 caliber pistols with seven rounds, a .22 caliber revolver with 10 rounds, a domestically manufactured 315 caliber pistol with three rounds, an Activa scooter and clothing worn at the time of the incident of possession.

Leaking details, Chief Superintendent of Police Vivek Sheel Soni said a police team, led by DSP Gursher Singh and CIA Inspector Shiv Kumar, arrested Ashwani Kumar in a case filed against him under of article 379-B of the IPC and article 25 of the weapons. Acting at the Sohana police station on June 11 this year.

He said during his interrogation that the defendant confessed that he, together with his accomplice Parshant Hindraw, a resident of Hashupur village, Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh, shot at G-Regency Hotel, Zirakpur, and Brew Bros, Mohali, in March this year. . He said the accused used the Activa scooter belonging to Durga Parshad, a resident of Khushal enclave, Zirakpur, during the incident. He used to threaten traders to extort money.

Vivek Sheel Soni said a case under ICC Sections 386, 427, 506, 34 and 120-B and Section 25 of the Arms Act was registered at Sohana Police Station in Mohali on March 12 of this year.

Soni said the defendant also disclosed that he also supplied guns and ammunition to gangsters in Punjab. A total of 21 illegal weapons had been recovered from him over the past year. Cases have already been registered against the accused Ashwani Kumar at Garhshankar police station in Hoshiarpur district and at the special cell police station in Delhi.

The SSP said cases against another defendant – Parshant Hindraw – had been registered at Ambala town police station and Tripri police station in Patiala. The accused was currently being held at Mandouli Jail in Delhi. The case was under investigation and further revelations were expected from them.

Recoveries

Police recovered a .30 caliber pistol with five rounds, four .32 caliber pistols with seven rounds, a .22 caliber revolver with 10 rounds, a domestically manufactured 315 caliber pistol with three rounds, an Activa scooter and clothing worn at the time of the incident of possession.

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