The Organised Crime Control Unit (OCCU) of Mohali Police on Thursday produced gangster Jaipal Bhullar’s aide Bharat Kumar in a Kharar court docket, which remanded him to seven days of police custody.
Bharat was arrested by OCCU earlier than the police motion near Kolkata in West Bengal that led to the deaths of Jaipal Bhullar and one other infamous prison Jaspreet Singh Jassi.
The OCCU group produced Bharat Kumar in court docket and prayed that the suspect was a detailed aide of Bhullar they usually needed to interrogate him. Police additionally advised the court docket that they needed to make some recoveries, as they suspected that the accused might have weapons in his possession.
Bharat was arrested from near Shambhu border on Tuesday, whereas he was making an attempt to go away the state. Bharat Kumar’s spouse hails from West Bengal (WB), and he’s suspected to have helped Jaipal and Jaspreet Jassi in getting the flat in Kolkata the place they have been ultimately killed in a joint motion of WB police’s Special Task Force (STF) and Punjab police.
“Bharat helped Jaipal in getting his rent deed done. In fact, he was in touch with Jaipal too. We shall get more details once his (Bharat’s) interrogation is complete,” a police officer mentioned.
Bharat was arrested a day earlier than Jaipal’s encounter. It was mentioned that Bharat’ revelations had led the police group to Jaipal’s location, which ultimately led to the encounter.