Arrested Gangster Gavi has hyperlinks with Pakistan and J&Ok based mostly drug smugglers
Gangster’s arrest anticipated to disclose the energetic involvement of gangsters in cross-border drug smuggling and provide: DGP Dinkar Gupta
CHANDIGARH: The Organised Crime Control Unit (OCCU) of Punjab Police, in a joint operation with SAS Nagar Police, have arrested Gavi Singh @ Vijay @ Giani, a detailed aide of Gangster Jaipal, who had fled the State following police stress and was absconding. He was concerned funding of the gang by working a drug cartel, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Dinkar Gupta stated right here on Tuesday.
Gavi, a resident of village Raaya Wala in Ferozepur district, was arrested from Sarai Kila Kharsawa district in Jharkhand by a crew of Punjab Police, alongwith Jharkhand Police. The accused additionally shares shut relations with jailed Gangster Chandan alias Chandu of Ferozepur.
The police have additionally recovered a Toyota Fortuner SUV, 5 cell handsets and three web dongles, getting used to deal with drug and prison networks from his possession.
Gavi, who had shut hyperlinks with Pakistan and Jammu & Kashmir drug smugglers, was receiving the drug provide and weapons from Pakistan by way of pipes beneath the fences or utilizing water tubes within the river. He had additionally managed to offer a slip to the Jalandhar Rural Police in an 11 Kg heroin restoration case in February 2020. Gavi is a history-sheeter who’s going through over 10 heinous prison circumstances, together with homicide, dacoity, kidnapping, extortion, beneath the NDPS and Arms Act.
DGP Dinkar Gupta, whereas divulging particulars, stated that Gavi had began working as Gym Instructor in Gold Gym after shifting to Sarai Kila district in Jharkhand. He shared that the Punjab Police chased Gavi to Jharkhand, and completely different police groups, beneath the supervision of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) OCCU Gurmeet Chauhan and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) SAS Nagar Satinder Singh despatched Police groups to Jharkhand and launched a combing operation in districts Jamshedpur and Sarai Kila, in affiliation with the Jharkhand Police.
The Punjab Police groups, headed by Inspector Hardeep Singh and Inspector Pushwinder Singh, tracked the situation of Gavi in Sarai Kila, the place he was residing in a rented flat in Sri Nath Global village utilizing pretend ID and to dodge the police, he even switched his car from i20 to Fortuner SUV, which was bought utilizing drug cash, he stated.
DGP Dinkar Gupta stated that on Monday night, the Police groups arrested the accused from his flat and the Punjab Police will acquire his transit remand after producing him in a Judicial Court in Jharkhand.
He stated that the Police are finishing up investigations within the case and the arrest of Gavi was anticipated to unravel the energetic involvement of gangsters in cross-border drug smuggling into the State and nation.
Meanwhile, Gavi was arrested in reference to the FIR no. 31 dated April 14, 2021, registered beneath sections 392 (Robbery), 395 (Dacoity), 384 (Extortion) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), sections 21-22-29 of the NDPS Act and sections 25 of the Arms Act at Sadar Kurali Police Station.