Chandigarh, July 25: In a major success, Sonepat Special Task Force (STF) arrested a sharpshooter, sources said on Sunday.
According to sources, arrested sharpshooter Praveen aka PK is a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang. The notorious sharpshooter was arrested outside the Sector 15 of Sonepat on Sunday.
The STF has seized two pistols and eight cartridges from the possession of sharpshooter PK. An AK-47 cartridge was also recovered by the authorities.
According to sources, he had arrived to commit a crime and was waiting for his fellow gang members.
Sharpshooter Praveen aka PK is from the Jhajjar district. A reward of 5000 rupees has been announced for the sharpshooter after he stormed into the hospital to attack a member of the Neeraj Bawana gang.
Acting on a tip-off that the infamous Lawrence Bishnoi gang is about the commit a crime, the Sonepat STF intensified its surveillance. On Saturday night, officials got information about a suspiciously parked car on the outskirts of Sector-15. After this, the STF surrounded the car and arrested a man who was later identified as sharpshooter Praveen.
Notably, Praveen is an active sharpshooter of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang. After Lawrence was imprisoned, Praveen continued to work with gan Goldy Brar.