Kapurthala(Wishav Warta): The Kapurthala police arrested a close aide of slain gangster Sukha Khalwan on Tuesday. Accused has been identified as a British citizen Sandy. He was involved in the murder of small-time criminal Navpreet Singh alias Lovely Baba, a close friend of Vicky Gounder which started the gang war in Punjab.
Divulging details Senior Superintendent of Police, Kapurthala, Sandeep Sharma said after setting a trap Kapurthala police have arrested the dreaded gangster. He said Sandy is a British citizen who was a close aide of gangster Sukha Kahlwan. He along with Kahlwan killed Lovely Baba in 2010. He was lodged in jail for four and a half years. Apart from this, he was involved in many criminal activities in the state along with Kahlwan.
A gang war unravelled when rival Kahlwan reportedly killed a small-time criminal, Navpreet Singh alias Lovely Baba, a close friend of Prema Lahoriya and Vicky Gounder, in 2010. Lahoriya and Gounder came together for revenge. Gounder and Lahoriya killed Kahlwan near Phagwara in 2015, when six policemen were taking him back to the Nabha jail in a jeep after a court hearing in Jalandhar.