The Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) of Punjab Police has arrested 4 shooters of Lawrence Bishnoi gang, Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav mentioned right here on Monday.
The accused have been recognized as Mehfooz alias Vishal Khan and Manjeet Singh – each from Dera Bassi – Ankit and Goldy, each of Panchkula in Haryana. Six pistols and 26 cartridges have been recovered from their possession.
Yadav mentioned following inputs, a workforce of AGTF below the supervision of ADGP Promod Ban and led by AIG AGTF Sandeep Goel arrested the 4 shooters, who have been tasked by Lawrence Bishnoi to hurt and assault their rival gang members.
He mentioned all accused are history-sheeters and have been going through legal circumstances of heinous crimes, together with try to homicide, car-jacking, extortion, Arms Act, and many others, in Punjab and Haryana.
Divulging extra particulars, ADGP Ban mentioned the accused Mehfooz was needed in a case pertaining to restoration of six pistols, whereby his aide Nitish Rana was arrested whereas he managed to flee from the spot.
Accused Mehfooz was additionally concerned in a firing incident on the premises of a pub and restaurant, Brew Bros, in Mohali in March 2022, he mentioned, including he had opened fireplace on the instructions of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi to extort cash.