Gangsters fire at police party in Attari, escape

Tribune News Service
Amritsar, January 13

An exchange of fire took place between a police team and two unidentified gangsters in Attari near the Indo-Pak border on Wednesday. Eyewitnesses said a total of 15 rounds were fired from both sides. The police team chased them for 5 km, but gangsters escaped in a car.

Were about to hide drugs near border

It has been learnt that the the accused were members of the notorious gangster Jaggu's gang. The car-borne gangsters were going to hide the consignment of heroin and weapons somewhere near the Indo-Pak border.

It has been learnt that the gangsters were going to hide the consignment of heroin and weapons somewhere near the Indo-Pak border. Cops from Gharinda police station had received information that two suspicious car-borne persons were going towards the Indo-Pak border.

A police team led by SHO Maninder Singh and Paramjit Singh, in-charge of Kahangarh police post, set up a check point in this regard.

When cops gave them signal to intercept the car, the occupants stopped the car. Seeing police personnel around, one of the gangsters opened fire. The policemen tried to defend themselves by taking positions. The accused reversed the car and fled. The policy party fired at the car.

The police sources claimed that the accused were members of the notorious gangster Jaggu’s gang.

Senior police officials also reached the spot and claimed that the gangsters would be arrested soon.

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