Call from 'concerned citizen' leads to arrests in Brampton gun offence

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Peel Regional Police charged five men with firearms-related offences after a traffic stop in Brampton. 

Police received a call from a “concerned citizen” Saturday (Aug, 15) regarding a firearm they had seen inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a plaza in the area of Bramalea Rd and Sandalwood Pkwy.

Police say they arrived and located two vehicles before arresting eight men “matching the information provided by the caller”.

A loaded handgun was recovered, according to police.

Charged:

  • Simerjit Singh, 23-years-old, from Georgetown
  • Arundeep Sood, 40-years-old, from Brampton
  • Manpreet Singh, 21-years-old, of No Fixed Address
  • Shivampreet Singh, 21-years-old, from Brampton
  • Mehakdeep Maan, 22-years-old, from Brampton

All five men were held for bail and appeared in court Aug. 16.

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