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Wanted gangster arrested in Nabha jail break case

By Ms Harneep Kaur Bhullar -- April 26, 2017 2:04 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Chandigarh: In a major breakthrough, the Organized Crime Intelligence Unit (OCIU) of Intelligence Wing of Punjab Police has arrested a wanted gangster involved in Nabha Jail Break Case namely Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi son of Buta Singh, resident of Village Ulak, P.S. Jourkian, District Mansa in case FIR No. 142 Dated 27.11.2016, Under sections 307, 392, 223, 224, 120-B, 148, 149, 419, 171, 353, 186 of Indian Penal Code, 25, 27/54/59 of Arms Act, 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20 of U.A.P. Act, registered at Police Station Kotwali Nabha.

Disclosing this here today Mr. Gurmeet Singh Chauhan, A.I.G revealed  that during one special operation, the police party of Inspector Shaminder Singh had held a Nakabandi, whereby, on receipt of an input, one Verna car colour white bearing registration No. HR-01-A-6634 was checked at Nabha Sangrur Road (Near Chhitanwala), in pursuance of which, the accused Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi son of Buta Singh, resident of Village Ulak, P.S. Jourkian, District Mansa was arrested and a country made pistol 30 bore and a licensed revolver 32 bore were recovered from him. Further 630 Gram intoxicant powder was also recovered from his possession, in the presence of Sh. Chand Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nabha.

Mr. Chauhan said the accused had also appended fake number plate bearing No. HR-01-A-6634 on the Verna Car, which has been recovered from him. This car has been found to be snatched by accused from an agent of a car dealer by firing a shot and injuring him on 13.03.2017 in the area of Police Station Patran, qua which, a case FIR No. 38 dated 13.03.2017 under section 392 IPC has been registered. The above said recovered one country made pistol 30 bore and one licensed revolver 32 bore had also been snatched by accused Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi along with his accomplices from the area of Police Station Nandgarh, District Bathinda, qua which, a case FIR No. 76/16 under sections 25/30/54/59 of Arms Act is registered at Police Station Nandgarh, he added.

The AIG further informed that other than these, about dozen of cases of robbery-snatching, dacoity, attempt to murder are registered against Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi in areas of Sangrur, Bathinda, Patiala, Sirsa (Haryana) etc. and Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi is wanted in many cases. Not only this, he had also snatched a Maruti Ciaz and Swift desire from Punjab and at the time of forcibly snatching Ciaz  car, he had also injured the driver by a firearm.

He pointed out that during course of investigation, it has also come to light that Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi is an accomplice of Gurpreet Singh Sekhon-the mastermind of Nabha Jail Break Case and Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi had remained behind bars along with Gurpreet Singh Sekhon at Bathinda Jail in year 2014, where they got known to each other. Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi had also remained an accomplice of Mani Sekhon brother of Gurpreet Sekhon. Besides this, he is also having links with the Gangsters of Bathinda Jail and fugitive gangsters. He has played a very important role in Nabha Jail Break Case and during the occurrence; he had fired shots upon entering the Nabha Jail. It has also transpired that about dozen of criminal cases are registered against above referred Sukchain Singh @ Sukhi. Sukhchain Singh @ Sukhi was on bail from Sangrur Jail in the year 2016 in a criminal case.

It may be mentioned here that out of the six gangsters, who had escaped from Jail in Nabha Jail break 4 acused Harminder Singh @ Mintu, Gurpreet Singh Sekhon, Kulpreet Singh Neeta and Aman Dhotia have been arrested besides those who attacked on the jail  and the others involved in the Jail break, who acted as conspirators, attackers, facilitator and sympathizes namely Palwinder Pinda, Bikkar, Jagatbir, Chanpreet Channa, Manveer Mani, Rajwinder Raju and Sukchain Singh @ Sukhi, Gurpreet Singh Mangewal, Mohammad Asim, Sunil Kalra, Ranjeet and Harjot etc. a total 22 accused have been arrested, who were involved in this occurrence. Fourteen pistols, nine cars and 500 rounds of ammunitions, walkie talkie sets etc. have been recovered till now.


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