Punjab Police grabs three criminals; 5 weapons, cartridges recovered
|District police claimed to have arrested three criminals on Saturday, who had taken a supari (contract) for murdering three persons and also made a plan to set free a notorious gangster during his court appearance at Baba Bakal.Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Alka Meena informed media on Saturday that a team of Badali Aala Singh police, led by SHO Sarabjit Singh, received a secret information that the three – Rahul alias Rola, Sajjan Nayyar, residents of Mohalla Chota Haripur (Amritsar) and Varinder Kumar alias Gora of Sanghapur village (Jalanadhar), who had been already alleged Proclaimed Offenders (PO) in murder and snatching cases, were roaming,these days to commit a criminal activity in Fatehgarh Sahib, Rajpura, Gobindgarh, Khanna and Patiala area. The police also got an information that accused were riding a stolen motorcycle with illegal weapons and had a fake number on the vehicle.
Acting on the information, she said, a special naka (check post) was laid near the village Patarsi last evening and police arrested these criminals with stolen motorcycle. A case was registered against them under sections 379, 473 of the IPC at Badali Aala Singh police station.
Ms Meena said during interrogation the accused admitted that they used to buy weapons from Uttar Pardesh to use and supply at the various districts of Punjab for murdering, looting, theft and other criminal activities.
The police claimed to have recovered five weapons, 43 cartridges of .32 bore, 5 cartridges of .315 bore and 4 magazines from them along with the stolen motorcycle. As many as nine cases were registered against Rahul, 12 against Sajjan Nayyar and five against Varinder Kumar. They were declared PO in nine cases. They revealed about, taken supari (contract) to commit three murders. They also planned to set free a gangster, who was lodged in Amritsar jail, during his court appearance in Baba Bakala area.
UP: Accused in witness murder killed in encounter
The total number of people killed in alleged encounters since the BJP government came to power in the state last year is now 40
MEERUT POLICE on Saturday gunned down a criminal who was wanted in murder cases — of Dalit woman Savitri Devi, the prime witness in her son’s murder case, and her son-in-law Babloo — lodged last month in the district. Sujeet (25), was facing eight criminal cases against him and carried a bounty of Rs 50,000 on his head. The total number of people killed in alleged encounters since the BJP government came to power in the state last year is now 40.
Station officer of Saroorpur police station, Dharmendra Kumar, had suffered a bullet injury on his right shoulder during the cross-firing, but is presently out of danger, police said.
Savitri Devi (55) was shot at on February 3, days before she was slated to record her statement as the prime witness in her son Chetan’s murder case. Three days later, she died in a hospital during treatment. On February 12, her son-in-law Babloo was killed outside his home in Chitkari village.
Additional Superintendent of Police, Rural (Meerut), Rajesh Kumar said, “During investigation, we came to know that Sujeet, who had been arrested in the murder case of Chetan and but was out on bail, was involved in the killing of Savitri Devi and Babloo. A reward of Rs 50,000 was announced on Chetan’s head when he went missing.”
He added that on Saturday evening, acting on a tip-off, police laid a trap and Sujeet was killed cross-firing in Saroorpur police station. Police claim to have recovered a country-made pistol and a motorcycle from the accused.
Sujeet is the younger brother of jailed gangster Sumit Jat, who is lodged in Ghaziabad’s Dasna jail in connection with the Chetan murder case, the ASP added.
Woman held for killing neighbour’s son
‘Accused wanted to take revenge for humiliating remarks’
Police arrested Shaik Razia Sultana, 26, on Saturday on the charge of killing a neighbour’s one-and-a-half-year-old boy, Shaik Haneef, in the 12th block in Satellite City within Chennur police limits in Kadapa district.
Following a complaint by a couple, Khaja Hussain and Haseena, that their child had been missing since Friday morning, police took up investigation and found that Razia Sultana had killed the boy, Kadapa DSP Shaik Masoom Basha told the media in Kadapa.
The accused allegedly pushed the boy into an overhead tank as she wanted to take revenge for the ‘humiliating remarks’ made against her by the boy’s mother. Following an accidental death of Sultana’s two-year-old daughter, Haseena and her mother-in-law allegedly said that she had paid for her sins, Mr. Basha said.
Razia Sultana, a divorcee, had had live-in relationships with two persons before marrying an autorickshaw driver, Shaik Saheb Jan. She had a two-year-old daughter, Tasleem, from an earlier relationship and a five-month-old daughter, Shaik Takdeer Banu, with Saheb Jan, he said.
The two neighbouring families and some others went for a picnic on February 17 to Adinimmayapalle anicut where Sultana’s family was caught in a whirlpool. All of them were rescued, but Tasleem later died in a hospital. Sultana allegedly confessed to the crime.
‘Criminal’ accused of killing Dailt woman, her son-in-law killed in encounter
Piyush Rai| TNN | Updated: Mar 4, 2018
Police had announced a reward of Rs 50,000 on any information leading to the arrest of Sujeet Singh.He was wanted in the murders of three persons of the family. In 2016, Chetan Kumar was shot dead, due to an old rivalry, allegedly by Sujeet and some of his aides.
On February 3 this year, Chetan’s mother Savitri Devi was shot dead while she was working in a field. Five days later, her son-in-law was also gunned down. Both of them were prosecution witnesses in the Chetan murder case and were to depose against the main accused, Sujeet within few days.
According to police, the families of Sujeet and Chetan were locked in an old rivalry over property for long.
Police had formed several teams to arrest Sujeet. However, he remained out of bounds of the district police.
Police said that on Saturday night, they got a tip-off about Sujeet’s movement in Suroorpur area. When a team saw Sujeet on a motorcycle, it asked him to surrender. However, the accused opened fire at the policemen and was killed in retaliatory fire.
A policeman was injured in the shootout and was rushed to a hospital.
ADG Meerut zone Prashant Kumar said, “Sumit Jat got Savitri Devi’s son killed two years ago. Now his own brother Sujeet has been shot dead in police encounter. Now at least a criminal like him will understand how it feels when someone close is killed.”