Ludhiana: Two gangsters having links with Sukha Kahlwan gang were arrested after gunfight with Police in Dehlon area in Ludhiana district on Tuesday late evening. One accomplice of arrested gangster managed to escape from the spot. In a gunfight with Police, a Police Sub Inspector and gangster suffered injuries.
Sub-inspector Kripal Singh also sustained injuries and admitted to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).
The Police have recovered One Pistol of 30 bore and three live cartridges, one another pistol and cartridges.
According to Police, the gangster had threatened Congress MLA Navtej Singh Cheema for killing. The gangsters were arrested by Organised Crime Control Unit (OCCU) of Punjab Police. The arrested gangsters were identified as Amarvir Singh alias Lali Cheema and his friend Kaka.
OCCU, Patiala IG GS Chauhan said that a team from Chandigarh carried out the operation.
According to Police, three gangsters were standing outside a local mobile shop in Dehlon. Following the tip off, the Police surrounded the accused and in a meantime the gangster started firing on Police team. A bullet caught Cheema in the leg and was soon arrested. His friend was also nabbed while third accused managed to escape.
A case has been registered against the accused at Police station Dehlon under section 307, 353, 186, 34 of IC and section 25-54-59 of Arms Act.
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