Five grenades and two automatic pistols were also recovered from the possession of Deepak alias Teenu, a resident of Haryana's Bhiwani.
It is learnt that Tinu, who was charge sheeted in the Moosewala murder case, was brought out of a jail in Mansa town by an in-charge of the CIA and was travelling in a private car on Saturday night without wearing handcuffs and other security personnel when he fled.
The DGP said the arrested persons include the prime perpetrator of planting an improvised explosive device (IED) at Shahabad in Haryana recently, who has been identified as Nachhatar Singh, alias Moti, a resident of Tarn Taran.
Punjab Police on Friday filed a charge sheet in a Mansa court in the famed Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala murder case and named jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi as the mastermind in the crime.
The operation being carried out by the Anti-Gangster Task Force is going on at Bhakna village close to the Attari border, where gangsters Manpreet Singh, alias Mannu, and Jagroop Singh, alias Rupa, both the key accused in Moosewala's killing, were holed up.
The shooter, identified as Ankit, was also previously found involved in two other heinous cases of attempt to murder in Rajasthan.
Two 32 calibre pistols have been recovered from them along with eight cartridges and a Scorpio vehicle car.
Gandhi, who landed at the Chandigarh airport this morning, drove straight to the singer's native village Moosa here.
Davinder alias Kala was nabbed on Sunday evening from Haryana's Fatehabad.
A day after the Punjab and Haryana High Court granted him relief from arrest till July 5, BJP youth wing national secretary Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga on Wednesday alleged that Punjab police treated him like a terrorist.
Bagga has alleged that he sustained the injuries after he was assaulted by the Punjab Police.
Last month, the Punjab Police booked Bagga on the charges of making provocative statements, promoting enmity and criminal intimidation. The case was registered on a complaint of a resident of Mohali.
Notably, the role of Lakhbir Rode was also found in the killing of Comrade Balwinder Singh at Bhikhiwind on October 16, 2020, besides in the recovery of IED, RDX, arms and ammunition from his relative Gurmukh Singh Rode from Jalandhar in August 2021.
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