Chandigarh, Sep 9 (PTI) The Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana police on Sunday arrested three gangsters wanted in several cases including murder. Also Read - 'Was Reading Script Given by Farmers', Masked Man Makes U-turn in Viral Video, Being Quizzed by Haryana Police

They have been identified as Parveen alias Sonu, Sunny and Pankaj. All of them are residents of Sonipat district, a police spokesperson said. Also Read - Murthal's Famous Dhaba, Amrik Sukhdev, Offers Free Food to Protesting Farmers

The STF team got a tip-off that the trio was roaming near IMT Chowk in Rohtak with an intention to loot a vehicle, he said. Also Read - Haryana Seals All State Borders, Blocks Gurugram And Faridabad Roads to Stop Farmer Protest in Delhi

Acting swiftly, the STF nabbed all of them from Kheri Sadh bypass near IMT Chowk, he added.

“The three gangsters were absconding for the past 1-2 years. Parveen alias Sonu carried a reward of Rs 50,000 (on his head) and a bounty of Rs 5,000 had been announced for Sunny,” the spokesperson said.

“They, along with Pankaj, were allegedly involved in the murder of a sarpanch’s son in 2016, looting Rs 1.5 crore from a jeweller near Chokhi Dani in Ganaur and opening fire at a liquor contractor,” he added.

“The accused will be taken into police remand after producing them before a court so that their involvement in other cases can be unearthed,” the spokesperson said.

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