Haryana police arrested most wanted gangster Sampat Nehra

Jun 07, 2018 15:27 | Haryana

Chandigarh, June 7 – In a major breakthrough, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Haryana Police has arrested Sampat Nehra, one of the most wanted gangster belonging to Lawrence Bishnoi gang, from Hyderabad late last evening. With more than two dozen criminal cases pending against him in Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Chandigarh, Nehra also carried cash reward of Rs one lakh by Haryana Police and Rs50,000 each by Rajasthan and Punjab police.
          Addressing a press conference today, Superintendent of Police STF, Mr Ashwin said that following the instructions of Director General of Police, Mr B.S. Sandhu and Additional Director General of Police, Crime, Mr P.K. Aggarwal, a team of STF Gurugram under the leadership of Inspector General of Police, Mr Saurabh Singh and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr Satish Balan had put all out efforts to arrest the accused Nehra, 28, a native of Kishangarh, Chandigarh and nabbed him from Venkataraman Colony, Miyapur, Police Station, Sahibrabad, Hyderabad. 
          The DGP, Mr B.S. Sandhu has congratulated the STF team for their significant achievement to nab a most wanted criminal. 
          Mr Ashwin said that the gangster, a permanent resident of village Kalauri in district Churu, Rajasthan wanted for several heinous crime including 12 of murder, 6 of attempt to murder, two of prominent extortion, five of dacoity and  robbery. He was actively involved in contract killing.  The notorious Sampat Nehra is a sharp shooter of Lawrence Bishnoi gang who had been active in students’ politics. Lawrence Bishnoi gang was a most dreaded gang which is also active is social media like facebook and whatsapp. Gangster Sampath Nehra will be brought from Hyderabad on the ‘rahdari’ remand.
          The crime record of Sampat Nehra and his gang include the attempt to murder of INLD Ex-MLA’s brother, demand ransom of Rs 3 crore from Ashwani Kumar, who has many medical stores in Chandigarh, opened fired at police team to free his associate Deepak from police custody and killed a person in Punjab after looting his Endeavour car at gun point in Kurukshetra area. He alongwith his gang member had killed Anand, a resident of Karaur. 
          The gangster along with his colleagues had killed Ajay, a resident of Jaitapur in Sadulpur court in Rajgarh, Rajasthan, demanded ransom of Rs 2 crore and a case was registered in thana Kundli in this connection, allegedly looted a ford Ikon and tried to kill the owner in Punjab, committed lot of Rs 6 lakh in Sonipat, killed Lalit Devada in Faridkot, Punjab, killed Kamaljeet, a resident of Benoor, Punjab, whose wife was municipal councilor in Mohali, killed a retired army personnel at Barona in Haryana, killed Dholia gurjer in Hisar, Anand Kishore in Sampla, Rohtak, killed Sardar Rao, Sarpanch in Sikar, Rajashtan, having committed murder of satta king in Jodhpur, killed Jorden in Ganganagar, Rajasthan and other cases of ransom, murder, loot, robbery registered in different states. 
          The main gangster of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang had threatened to kill Salman Khan, who is currently in Jodhpur jail. Since then gangster Sampath Nehra was being active as head of this gang.