Three gang members arrested from Bathinda
In less than two months, 12 aides of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi have been arrested by the Muktsar police. Besides, three gang members, all residents of Muktsar, have been caught by the Anti-Gangster Task Force from neighbouring Bathinda district. On April 14, five members of the Bishnoi gang were arrested and some weapons seized from them.
On April 15, the district police arrested two more members along with an illegal firearm. On May 1, the AGTF claimed to have arrested three aides of Bishnoi and Goldy Brar from Bathinda. Four pistols along with 20 cartridges and a car were seized from them.
On May 6, the district police further nabbed two gang members and seized an illegal pistol, five cartridges, two mobile phones and a motorcycle from them. On June 4, the district police caught two more suspects with a pistol, three cartridges, two mobile phones and a motorcycle. On June 8, the police arrested Sumit Kataria of Dabwali, Haryana.
A senior police officer said they had started a drive against gangsters and their aides, which would continue in the future as well.