Jawan Arrested for Pak-Linked Module


Jaipur: The crime investigating agency (CIA) of the SAS Nagar police arrested a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, who used to help the three drug smugglers- Gurjant Singh, Sandeep Singh and Jatinder Singh- in cross-border smuggling of drugs, arms and ammunition, from Sriganganagar (Rajasthan). Anil Kumar, a constable with the 52 Battalion, posted near Sriganganagar, is presently on police remand till January 10.

As per the police sources, Anil used to help the herion smugglers in getting the contraband and arms and ammunition smuggled from Pakistan in lieu for money. His account showed transactions of `39,000 and `49,000 on two occasions, while he also received cash amounting to `50,000 from the accused in another instance.

Anil used to keep in touch with accused Gurjant through WhatsApp, while he used Facebook to keep in contact with the other two smugglers. Pakistan-based smuggler Imtiaz had got the three accused in contact with Anil and had got the deal executed.

The CIA wing of SAS Nagar police had arrested the accused, including Gurjant Singh alias Bhollu, 26; Sandeep Singh, 25, residents of Tarn Taran and Jatinder Singh alias Jindi, 34, a resident of Ludhiana, on December 29 with cache of arms and ammunition smuggled from Pakistan. The police had also recovered mobile phones and a Pakistan SIM card from their possession. The accused were in regular touch with the Pakistani drug suppliers over phone.