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Gang of thieves busted, 3 held

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Tribune News Service

Sangrur, December 10

The Sangrur police busted a gang involved in thefts from garment shops in various districts of the state and arrested three of its members. The police also confiscated stolen garments worth Rs 10 lakh along with two vehicles.

Sangrur SSP Vivek Sheel Soni said based on a tip-off, a police team of Sangrur city under the supervision of DSP (Rural) Satpal Sharma arrested three accused, identified as Mandeep Singh, Shamsher Singh and Baldev Singh, from Ludhiana last evening. The police seized stolen garments worth Rs10 lakh, and two vehicles. During investigation, it came to light that one vehicle was stolen from Morinda while the other from Jalandhar. "During the intervening night of November 26 and 27, the accused had stolen garments from the shop of Hemant Kumar of Sangrur city. We have registered a case and during investigations, the involvement of the accused came to light," said SSP Soni.

"They mainly targeted garment shops. We have procured their two-day police remand. Further investigation is on to arrest other members of the gang," the SSP said.

from The Tribune

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