Hoshiarpur, The police, during a search operation, recovered a smart phone from gangster Satish Gill alias Vicky Gill lodged in a special cell at the Hoshiarpur jail. The search was based on a tip-off regarding his recent social media posts. Vicky is a member of the notorious Bhana gang and was arrested from Patiala in March 2015 while planning to avenge Sukha Kahlwan’s murder. The mobile phone was recovered from the special cell where Gill and his accomplices have been lodged.
Sources said the SSP got a tip-off that the accused was operating his social media account and had recently posted something on his social media account, which alarmed the security agencies. On getting the information, the SSP directed SPD Harpreet Singh to conduct a search in the jail. The SPD along with a police team conducted the search at the Central Jail, during which a mobile phone was recovered from the special cell where criminals involved in serious offences were lodged. SSP Harcharan Singh Bhullar said. that the phone, along with a SIM card and a charger, was recovered from gangster Satish Gill. An FIR in this regard was lodged against the accused under the Conduct of Prisoners Act in the city police station. The police are investigating.
A Patiala police team had arrested Daljit Singh Bhana and his four armed accomplices Rajinder Singh, Ranbir Singh Sandhu, Satish Gill and Ram Gopal from near the Punjabi University on March 19, 2015. At the time of their arrest, they were allegedly planning to avenge gangster Sukha Kahlwan’s killing and had allegedly been updating their Facebook profile with their activities to make their presence felt.