Patiala: Patiala Police claimed to have achieved a major success in the ongoing investigation into the Nabha Jailbreak case with the tracing down of the bank account number of Ramjit Singh alias Romi, the Hong Kong-based accomplice who provided the funds to them to conduct the operation in the maximum security Nabha jail on November 27, last year.
Gangster Gurpreet Singh Sekhon, other accused sent to judicial custody till March 7
The police claimed that during the interrogation, it not only recovered a Mahindra Scorpio vehicle but was also able in recovering the details of the bank account number of Romi in Hong Kong through which the funds reached Gangster Sekhon to conduct jailbreak in the high security Nabha Jail.
It may be mentioned here that armed attackers stormed the high security Nabha Jail on the morning of November 27 and freed two militants belonging to Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) including its chief Harminder Singh alias Mintu and four gangsters including Gurpreet Singh Sekhon and Vickey Gounder and while fleeeing from the scene, they fired over 100 rounds and created panic in the Princely city of Nabha.
But when asked about the details of the money sent by Romi from Hong Kong from these gangsters and planners for the November 27 operation, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Nabha Jaskirat Singh told Daily Post that so far the investigation agency was able to procure only the bank account number of Romi through which the gangsters received money to carry out their activities and further investigation into it continue to ascertain the quantum of the money pumped and full details about how many times he sent the money and in which accounts and how the money was consumed.
On the other hand, the police received a drubbing in the investigation as it failed to establish the role of gangster Neeta Deol and planner Palwinder Singh alias Pinda.
Meanwhile, gangster Gurpreet Singh Sekhon, Kulpreet Singh alias Neeta Deo, Manveer Singh Sekhon, Kulwinder Singh, Rajwinder Singh alias Sultan and the owner of Punjab Gunhouse Kiranpal Singh were sent to judicial custody till March 7 after the expiry of their police remand.
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