Derabassi: The Haripur Kuran firing incident took a new turn as the police and injured victim’s statements totally differed as far as number of assailants and vehicles, being used in the attack were concerned. Where police have termed involvement of only four assailants who used a single Figo car in the attack, the statement, being recorded by the injured Dalbir, five days after the incident, alleged that one dozen armed assailants attacked him in Haripur Kuran after chasing him in three vehicles including Innova, Scorpio and Figo car. However, the police have intensified investigations from all aspects before adding statement of Dalbir.
Dalbir Singh who remained unfit for almost five days, alleged in his statement given to the police that around dozen armed youths in three cars intercepted his vehicle and started firing indiscriminately. Dalbir had alleged that the armed youths came in three cars and opened fired. The statement given by the victim puts question mark on the functioning of the Derabassi police who according to the clues registered case against just four people.
The police after registering a case arrested one of the accused Gurvinder Singh on Septemebr 24 following a tip-off. The police also recovered the Figo car which the accused was driving. The accused who was produced in the court had confessed that Sonu and Prince opened fire at Dalbir. Dalbir Singh, who sustained three bullet injuries was rushed to the PGI in a critically condition.Though he was operated the same day but the police could not record his statement as Dalbir was not fit. The police are investigation from all angels after recording the victim’s statement.
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