Gill Group Gang: Vancouver Police bust a ‘violent’ contract gang

Written by Meeshika Sharma

Published on : May 20, 2018 1:50




Gill Group Gang: Vancouver cops bust a ‘violent’ contract gang

Vancouver Police have stripped down Gill Group Gang, an alleged violent Vancouver criminal group.

The gang members arrested are identified as 21 years old Taqdir Gill, 19 years old Hitkaran Johal, ; Simrat Lally who is at 20; Walta Abay, 23; 2o year old Pawandeep Chopra and two teens of 17-year-old.

In a joint effort by the Vancouver Police Department, and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia, seven people were arrested and four guns seized.

The media release by Police reads that Crown Counsel has approved numerous charges against the gang members that includes conspiracy to commit murder, firearms offences, and extortion.

Supt. Mike Porteous of the VPD said in the media release, “Project Temper, a gang violence suppression operation, has resulted in the dismantling of the Gill Group. This violent crime group was comprised of several individuals including its leader, Taqdir Gill.”

RCMP Assistant Commissioner Kevin Hackett, who is also Chief Officer of CFSEU-B.C., said that the joint operation against gangs will continue.

Hackett said in the media release.“Our continued collaboration with the Vancouver Police, the RCMP, and other police agencies in the Lower Mainland, is critical.”