Court awards life term to Bhana Gang’s Daljit Bhana and two accomplices
Jalandhar(Kusum Arora) – A local court on Tuesday awarded life term to notorious ‘Bhana Gang’ kingpin Daljit Singh Bhana in the twin murder of Deepansh and Simran three years ago. The court of Additional Session Judge Darbari Lal awarded life term ie 20 years imprisonment to Bhana, Satish Gill and Ranvir Singh. The court acquitted two others namely Dalvir and Balvir Singh in the twin murder case. A battery of police was deployed on the court premises to thwart security, as Bhana and his accomplices were brought from Amritsar jail for the hearing. Bhana was the close aid of notorious gangster Sukhvir Singh alias Sukha Khalwan, who was reportedly killed in a gunfight with rival ‘Vicky Gounder’ gang in Phagwara in January 2015. Recently, Bhana gang’s aid Gurcharan Singh alias Sweety, a resident of local Model House locality was arrested by the Jalandhar Commissionerate police. Sweety along withBhana gang members had killed Simran and Deepansh near a gym in the local Raja Garden colony on February 26, 2014. The accused was on the run till he was arrested in June this year. It is pertinent to mention here that in this shootout, two youth Simran and Deepansh were killed whereas their friend Randeep Singh was severely injured.Acting on the complaint of Deepansh’s father, the Police had booked Balvir Singh Cheema, Dalveer Singh alias Dalveera, Sukhdev Singh alias Mintu, Daljeet Singh alias Bhana, Gurpreet Singh alias Gopi, Gurbaz Singh alias Lally alias Baba, Kuldeep Singh alias Sony, Yodhveer Singh, Ranbeer Singh Sandhu and Satish Gill alias Vicky Gill, who were later arrested by the Police. Sweety had played a key role in bringing Bhana to the site of crime and then fleeing him from city towards Hoshiarpur in his Swift car after the shootout.As per police records, Sweety had also kept Bhana in his house before the shootout and was wanted by Police in FIR No. 40 registered on February 26, 2014 under section 302, 307, 324, 148, 120 B of IPC and 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act Meanwhile, the defence lawyer Mandeep Sachdeva said that they would seek compensation for the two youth who have been acquitted by the court. He said that the court should pay compensation for the loss of precious time while being lodged in the jail.
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