Chandigarh cops round up suspect in firing case

Chandigarh cops round up suspect in firing case

The UT police have rounded up a youth, who is suspected to have shot at a Home Guards volunteer. - File photo

Chandigarh, November 25

The UT police have rounded up a youth, who is suspected to have shot at a Home Guards volunteer.

Sources said the suspect had two cases registered against him in Chandigarh.

The volunteer, Parkash Singh Negi (40), was shot at on the road from Tribune Chowk to the Transport light point on Tuesday evening. He, along with a constable, was patrolling in search of the suspect who had robbed a woman of her jewellery at gunpoint near the forest area of the Industrial Area, Phase I, opposite Sector 29, on November 18. The victim was returning home in Sector 28 from Elante mall when she was robbed.

Police sources said the woman had identified the detained youth. A toy pistol was also recovered from him.

Sources said the youth was being questioned about the shooting incident. — TNS

The incident

Home Guards volunteer Parkash Singh Negi (40), was shot at on the road from Tribune Chowk to the Transport light point on Tuesday evening. He, along with a constable, was patrolling in search of the suspect who had robbed a woman of jewellery.

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