Kapurthala: The Kapurthala Police at this time busted a gang concerned in theft of transformer oil by arresting seven of its members and recovering 145 litres of oil and one swift ( PB09-AH-6729), 14 buprenorphine injections and 14 vials Pheniramine Maleate Injection from their possession.
The arrested accused have been recognized as Bhan Singh alias Bhana, Sukha alias Katta of Sundar Nagar, Jaskaran Singh alias Bunty of Preet Nagar, Deepak Kumar, Harmanjot Singh of Ratta Nauabad village, Satwinder Singh of RCF Kapurthala and Jarnail Singh of Buhai Kapurthala.
Disclosing extra info, Senior Superintendent of Police Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh mentioned that we had been receiving a number of complaints from PSPCL and the locals concerning the theft of oil from transformers inflicting disruption in energy provide.
He mentioned that every one SHOs had been instructed to curb the crime and at this time a police crew led by SHO Sadar Kapurthala Gurdial Singh beneath the supervision of DSP sub division Surinder Singh arrested the above talked about accused and recovered 145 Litres of stolen transformer oil and swift automobile, 14 buprenorphine injections and 14 vials Pheniramine Maleate Injection from their possession.
A particular sort of oil is utilized in transformers for cooling functions. Once oil is stolen, the transformer heats up and catches fireplace, mentioned the SSP including that oil has an enormous demand in metallic trade for its use in welding machines.
HPS Khakh advised that the arrested accused have confessed dozens of such thefts within the district and a case has been registered in opposition to the accused at police station Sadar Kapurthala beneath ssections 399 & 402 of the Indian penal Code (IPC) and 22, 29, 61 and 85 of NDPS Act.
During interrogation, the arrested accused mentioned that they’ve been concerned within the greater than 39 felony circumstances of theft. It is presumed that they could be concerned in additional circumstances of oil theft as properly.
SSP mentioned that Kotwali police additionally had arrested two individuals of comparable module for stealing cables and electrical tools from motor pump room of a farmer in Kanjli village.