Constable shot by carjackers throughout encounter in Phagwara
Phagwara, January 9
Kuldip Singh, a gunman of the Phagwara Metropolis SHO, was killed in an encounter between the police and armed carjackers close to Kot-Grewal village on Sunday night time.
The incident occurred when a police social gathering led by SHO Metropolis Amandeep Nahar was chasing carjackers who had been fleeing after snatching a Creta automobile from metropolis resident Avtar Singh.
The sufferer alongside along with his good friend Shekhar Bhanot was getting into his automobile when armed robbers stopped him and took away his automobile.
The sufferer instantly knowledgeable SHO Nahar in regards to the incident. He advised the SHO that GPS monitoring system of the automobile was nonetheless lively and it was exhibiting the situation of the automobile close to Kot-Grewal .
The SHO alongside along with his workforce began chasing the carjackers who opened fireplace upon them. The police additionally returned fireplace, however in the course of the cross firing Kuldeep sustained bullet damage. He was taken to the hospital, however he succumbed to the damage on the best way.
Three carjackers additionally obtained bullet accidents and had been apprehended by the police.
The constable’s physique was handed over to members of the family after post-mortem was performed on the Civil Hospital as we speak. A whole lot of cops, together with the ADGP, attended his funeral this afternoon.
Whereas giving particulars of the encounter, SSP Navneet Bains mentioned three injured robbers had been arrested. They had been first admitted to the Civil Hospital, then referred to the Jalandhar Civil Hospital. The three have been recognized as Ranjit Singh, alias Jeeta, Vishal Soni, and Kulwinder, alias Kinda. The SSP mentioned the fourth accused Yuvraj Singh managed to flee. All of the accused are dealing with many legal instances, he mentioned.
- Three carjackers injured within the encounter have been admitted to the Civil Hospital
- They’ve been recognized as Ranjit Singh, alias Jeeta, Vishal Soni, and Kulwinder, alias Kinda
Rs 2 crore for kin
- Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday mourned the dying of Constable Kuldeep Singh Bajwa
- He introduced Rs 2 crore to the household of the martyr