On Wednesday night Gurgaon police arrested Sampat Nehra, a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, from Hyderabad. He is accused of multiple crimes, including murder, attempt to murder and loot. Nehra also has dozens of cases registered against him in Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh. He is particularly notorious for murdering people in exchange for crores of rupees, police said.
PRO of Gurgaon police, Ravinder Kumar said,”Ever since the arrest of the gang leader, Lawrence Bishnoi, who is currently locked up in Jodhpur jail, Nehra had been handling the operations of the gang”.
In January the Bishnoi gang came in the news, when its leader while being taken from Jodhpur jail to be produced in court, told media persons that Bollywood actor Salman Khan would be killed.
28-year-old Nehra is gang’s sharp-shooter and entered the underworld through the route of student politics. He is from Kishangarh, Chandigarh and was currently residing in Rajasthan’s Churu district.
PRO Kumar said,”Apart from these, several other cases are also registered against him, regarding murders, attempts to murder, loot, dacoity, and extortion…He will be brought to Gurgaon from Hyderabad, on remand, and questioned further”.