Jalandhar: Jalandhar CIA staff-1 police team arrested one accused with an illegal weapon on Tuesday. CIA Staff-1 incharge Jatinderjit Singh revealed the details in a press conference held in CIA Staff office on Tuesday afternoon.
The arrested person has been identified as Harpreet Singh Popi of village Bolina of Jalandhar.
As per the police sources, this person was wanted by the police as he used to terrify the villagers by firing indiscriminately. He fired many rounds in air in Bolina village on September 1 as well. A case was registered against him in Patara Police Station via FIR No. 126 u/s 25/54/59 of Arms Act.
CIA incharge Jatinderjit told media persons that ASI Amarjit Maseeh had learnt that Harpreet Singh Popi was going in his silver Duster car PB 08 DF 4573 on Talhan Road in
A temporary police post was created near Nehar Puli, Talhan Road by the police team. Popi was stopped and arrested when he reached the police post. Illegal revolver of 32 bore was found inside glove compartment of the car.
“The accused told us that he does not have license of this pistol .We have also recovered six rounds from him.” SHO Jatinderjit Singh said.
Police will ask the details about the pistol from the accused in police remand.
CIA Staff 1 HO Jatinderjit Singh and his team showing the illegal revolver recovered from accused Harpreet Singh Popi at Jalandhar.DP
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