Ferozepur: The CIA staff Ferozepur, had arrested two accused involved in opening firing at Guruharsahai, near a polling booth at Girls School on Februaryn4. The accused wanted to create panic among the urban voters informed Dharamveer Singh SP(D) Ferozepur in a press conference on Thursday.
Cops searching for the mastermind behind the incident
Dharmveer Singh said that the incharge of CIA staff Ferozepur, Rachhpal Singh got an input g Bau Singh resident of village Khalchian Qadeem , Gurjant Singh resident of village Saddu Shah, Gagandeep Singh aka Juj of Lal Nagar Ferozepur City, Kamaljit Singh resident of Bhamba Landa and Ajay and three others had weapons with them and were planning some dacoity.
As the police team raided their hideout, other than Bau Singh and Gurjant Singh all the others manged to escaped. Police recovered pistol, .315 bore gun with 11 cartridges and 12 bore gun.
Dharmveer Singh said that during preliminary enquiry Bau and Gurjant Singh accepted that they had fired shot in Gurharsahai along with Gagan on February 4, to create panic during the polling. However, mastermind of the incident Gagan is still at large.
SP (D) said that the accused were involved in incidents related to murder, NDPs Act, Excise Act and for looting. Nine cases had been registered against Bau in various police stations in Ferozepur, where as nine cases are also registered against Gurjant Singh. The mastermind Gagan is also needed in six cases.
It is pertinent to mention that Gagan has links with Gurpreet Singh who had escaped from the Nabha jail. Bau Singh had also been sentenced with life imprisonment by additional session Judge S K Arora.
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