Kharoud, who has 15 cases like attempt to murder, robbery and extortion registered against him, after he was spotted sharing stage with chief minister Amarinder Singh’s wife and Congress Patiala candidate Preneet Kaur. The incident had given Preneet’s rivals a ready weapon to attack her with.
On his Facebook account, Sajan has been defending Kharoud saying that he was not a gangster and the cases registered against him were false. Allegedly, Sajan was also present on stage when Kharoud had joined the Congress last week.
On Tuesday, police nabbed Sajan during checking at a barrier near Old Bishan Nagar in the city. Investigation officer Tejinderpal Singh said that he was arrested after a gun and two live cartridges were recovered from his jeep during checking.
DSP Yogesh Kumar said that the accused made attempts to escape but was overpowered. He said that investigation into the matter was on and it was yet to be ascertained how many cases against Sajan was registered.