MMA fighter who abducted Ggn doctor to fund movie dream held
Gurugram: The Special task force of Haryana force on Wednesday night arrested five people who were wanted for abducting son of a doctor in Gurugram and demanding extortion of Rs 50 lakhs from the medical practitioner. The five arrested accused have been identified as Jongender w, Shiva, Deepak, Kamal and Amitesh.
The accused were held after an encounter with the STF in Rewari. Joginder was the leader of Joginder Panchi jatan gang and had huge prize money placed on his arrest
According to the STF, the gang had arrested had a criminal past and were found wanting in various cases that ranged from murder, attempts to murder, abduction and burglaries in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The law enforcement officials were able to recover four pistils, ten live cartridges and Rs 49 lakhs the amount which they had been able to successfully recover on the kidnapping of the doctor
Interestingly Amitesh one of the people who has participated in the Super Boxing League acted in a Bhojpuri film, and recently directed a short film. The police said he wanted money to make a big film and cast himself as the lead. He was arrested along with four other gangsters by the special task force in an encounter on Wednesday night.
According to them, he became a member of Panchi gang a few years ago after befriending Joginder Panchi Jatan, the gang leader, whom he met in a Delhi pub. Police in Lucknow said Chaubey was arrested from his Jankipuram house there.
Joginder Panchi Jatan, a resident of village Panchi in Sonipat, formed a gang after his brother was shot dead over political rivalry in October 2015.
His brother was a former deputy superintendent of police in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a national wrestler, the police said.
Jatan is himself a former national-level hockey player and a passionate boxer, said police, adding that he is involved in ATM thefts, carjacking, and loot and dacoity cases registered across the state and the National Capital Region. According to the police, the members of his gang are all mostly former wrestlers and hockey players looking to make quick money.
On March 16, the Joginder Panchi Jatan gang kidnapped a 27-year-old doctor who was returning to his house in the city's Sector 50, after partying with his friends. He stopped the car to relieve himself near a liquor vend in Sector 29 when the accused allegedly kidnapped him at gunpoint and forced him into his car.
The family who runs private hospitals in Rewari and Gurugram paid the ransom by March 17 and secured the release of the victim.