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In mega action against gangsters, Punjab Police eliminates mastermind of Phillaur shootout

UncategorizedIn mega action against gangsters, Punjab Police eliminates mastermind of Phillaur shootout
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Amritsar: As a part of ongoing drive to get rid of gangster tradition within the state as per the imaginative and prescient of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police’s Anti-Gangster Process Drive (AGTF) on Wednesday neutralised the mastermind of Phillaur Shoot-out, recognized as Tajinder Singh alias Teja, alongside along with his two associates, whereas returning fireplace in self-defence in a reside encounter at New Fatehgarh Sahib Market in Bassi Pathana, mentioned Director Common of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav.

“Throughout this plan of action, our one Police officer has sustained a bullet damage, whereas one other acquired his leg fractured,” he mentioned.

Punjab Police Constable Kuldeep Singh Bajwa had attained martyrdom in line of obligation at Phillaur, whereas combating the anti-social components on January 8, 2023. Pertinently, the Punjab Police on January 14, 2023, had already arrested key accused of Phillaur shoot-out recognized as Yuvraj Singh alias Jora.

DGP Gaurav Yadav mentioned that in an intelligence led Police operation at round 5:10 PM on Wednesday, AGTF group headed by ADGP Promod Ban and assisted by AIG Sandeep Goel, DSP Bikram Brar, DSP Rajan Parminder and Insp. Phushpinder Singh had traced the situation of accused Teja and have been chasing the automobile, wherein he alongside along with his associates was travelling.

In an try to flee, Tajinder Teja and his associates had opened fireplace on the Police Celebration, he mentioned, including that Police groups had fired in return in self-defence and through trade of fireplace Tajinder Teja and his one affiliate have been neutralized on the spot, whereas, one had sustained accidents and was taken to hospital for medical remedy, the place he too succumbed to his accidents. Police groups have additionally recovered six pistols from their automobile, the DGP mentioned.

Divulging extra particulars, ADGP Promod Ban mentioned that Tajinder Teja is a historical past sheeter and dealing with greater than 38 prison instances throughout the state. Accused Teja was additionally dealing with an unbiased gang related to Gurpreet Sekhon gang, he mentioned.

He mentioned that the identification of different two deceased individuals are but to be ascertained. Additional investigations are on, he added.

Notably, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had visited the home of the martyr at his native village and handed over a cheque value Rs 2 crore to the distressed household as a mark of respect for his supreme sacrifice for the nation. He had additionally introduced to assemble a stadium and identify a street after martyr constable Kuldeep Singh Bajwa.

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