Crime-Justice

Jalandhar (Rural) police arrests One accuse, recovers snatched Innova car

September 07, 2017 09:01 PM

Punjab News Express/ SK.Vyas
JALANDHAR: the Jalandhar (Rural) Police claimed to have  a major success when one snatched Innova Car bearing registration No. PB-08-DM-8080 and 01 pistols 7.65 MM ( 04 cartridges alive) were recovered from professional snatchers.  In this regard case FIR No. 94 dated 07-09-2017 u/s 307/353/186/148/149 IPC, 25/27 Arms Act was registered in PS Nurmehal and a preliminary an investigation was conducted.  

Police said that a case FIR No. 257 dated 06-09-2017 u/s 392 IPC, PS Sultanpur Lodhi, district Kapurthala was registered on the statement of Sh. Nirmal Singh s/o Sh. Puran Singh resident of Adalat Chak, PS Sultanpur Lodhi, district Kapurthala wherein he alleged that on 05-09-2017 at about 08:15 PM he was driving his Silver Colour Innova Car bearing registration No. PB-08-BM-8080 and was heading from Village Bahmniana towards his house in Shahkot.  When he reached near a Dhaba situated in village Dalla, Main Road Makhu Kale, he stopped his car and was speaking with the owner of the Dhaba.  

He was sitting on the driver seat and one person duly armed with a pistol came towards him and took him from the collar of his shirt and asked him to come out of the car.  Two more persons were standing behind the armed person and they were also armed with pistols.  Nirmal Singh took out his mobile phone from the pocket of his trouser upon which these unknown persons snatched the mobile phone and keys of the car from him and took his Innova Car and fled from the spot.  In this regard, a high alert was made in the Jalandhar Zone.  On 06-09-2017, while SI Bikram Singh, SHO PS Nurmehal along with ASI Nirmal Singh and police party were present at Turning Point of village Taiwan and were conducting checking of suspicious persons, 01 Innova Car, 01 Alto Car and 01 Swift Car were seen coming at high speed from village Bath side.  The drivers of these cars were signaled to stop, but the drivers of these vehicles with an intention to kill opened gunfire on the police party.  In self defense, the police party also retaliated the fire.  Resultantly the driver of the Innova Car while turning lost the balance upon the car and got stuck in the paddy field.  The driver of the Innova Car was arrested, who revealed his identity as Pawan Kumar @ Matar (Aged about 23 years) s/o Kala resident of Uppal Khalsa, PS Nurmehal.
 
During the course of the preliminary investigation, accused Pawan Kumar @ Matar (Aged about 23 years) s/o Kala resident of Uppal Khalsa, PS Nurmehal during the preliminary investigation revealed that he is 10th Class fail, is a bachelor and is a laborer. He along with his friends Mandip Singh @ Manna s/o Joginder Singh resident of Village Uppal Jagir, Arjun Sehgal s/o Ashwani Sehgal r/o Street No. 07, Central Town, Jalandhar and Jugraj Singh s/o Amarjit Singh r/o Pholriwal, PS Sadar Jamsher, Jalandhar use to snatch luxury cars on gunpoint from the area of Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Nakodar and Ludhiana and after snatching they use to flee from the spot.

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