Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu Police arrest two criminals for impersonating as cops

Jammu, Oct 30: Police on Friday arrested two criminals for allegedly impersonating as policemen from Ranbir Singh Pura area here on the city outskirts.

Police here said that major success was achieved with the arrest of two notorious criminals.

Babar Choudhary of Chak Mohd Yar, R S Pura and Sourabh Sudan of Indira Nagar Miran Sahib were apprehended after a hot chase by the police during the midnight, police here said.

They said that one revolver, seven live cartridges, one sword, one Knife have been recovered from their possession. The accused persons impersonated as Policemen and demanded money from the truck drivers, thereby threatening the victims of dire consequences and pointing revolver and sword at them, he said.

The spokesperson said that after getting a call from the truck drivers, a police party rushed to the spot but accused persons by that time, fled away taking the advantage of darkness.

Subsequently, a case was registered and investigation started.

After getting the technical and human intelligence activated Baber was apprehended from the cupboard of a house while Saurabh was apprehended from the hideout on a roof top by the police teams from R S Pura. Pertinent to mention that Baber Chowdhary was evading arrest in PSA since 2019. He was on radar of all Police stations of Jammu district. Baber and Saurabh have more then 15 FIRs of attempt to murder, Narcotics, theft and other cases in their names. With their arrest, Police have thwarted their criminal upcoming plans.

 

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