Amarpreet Singh Makkar
The breakthrough in cases of high profile murders in Punjab with the arrest of four persons including a gangster lodged in Nabha Jail have exposed that the gangsters were operating from Jails and the role of Jail officials and staff has come under scanner. The Punjab chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and DGP Suresh Arora have admitted that the gangster involved in the killings of Hindu outfit leaders and other high profile cases was operating from Nabha Jail.Earlier also the Police came to know the activities of gangsters from jails but no action has been taken so far. The recovery of mobile phones, drugs and operating gangs from jails have become the matter of routine for Police and government.
On Wednesday, DGP revealed that the gangster Dharminder Singh alias Gugni of Meharban who was lodged in Nabha Jail was supply weapons and involved in the killings of RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, Pastor Sultan Masih, RSS leader Ravinder Gosian and others.Gugni was earlier lodged in Ludhiana jail and he was charged for murder of student leader Rajwinder Singh Ravi Khawajke. At that time Gugni was lodged in jail but he has contacted sharp shooter Davinder Bambiha for the murder of Khawajke. On May 15, the Ludhiana police have arrested the aides of Gugni with weapons. The Police have admitted that the arrested persons were in contact with Gugni in jail through Phone. However no action was taken.
Gugni who was lodged in murder case is facing several criminal cases.Apart from Gugni, the Police have exposed the operations of druglord Raja Kandola from kapurthala jail. Few months ago, Special task Force (STF) has arrested NRIs with heroine who revealed that they were aides of Raja kandola and working on his directions. The voice call recordings of Kandola talking to his aides over phone from jail were also recovered by Police.
In Several cases mainly of drug peddling the Police got leads of kingpin operating from Jails.
Gangsters, Drug peddlers operations from Jail exposed several times, action nil
May 15 2017- In a joint Operation, Ludhiana and Faridkot Police have arrested aides of gangster Dharminder Singh Gugni from Meharban village with weapons. The Police investigation revealed that the arrest persons were in touch with Gugni over phone on jail.July 21 2017- Special Task Force (STF) have arrested two persons with heroine several crores. The accused have revealed that they were operating on the directions of Ranjit Singh alias Raja Kandola who is lodged in Kapurthala Jail. The Police have recovered the voice recordings of conversation between drug smugglers and Raja Kandola.March, 2016- The Ludhiana Police have brought gangster Dharminder Singh Gugni on production warrant from Ludhiana jail. Gugni was accused of involvement in killing of student leader Ravi Khawajke. Sharp Shooter Davinder Bambiha has revealed that he has killed Khawajke on the wish of Gugni who was lodged in Ludhiana Jail.
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