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Updated December 22nd, 2023 at 19:26 IST

Encounter in Punjab’s Jalandhar, 1 gangster injured

Devinder sustained two bullet injuries, as the police acted in self-defence in the ensuing gunfire exchange.

Reported by: Amandeep Dixit
Jalandhar encounter
Jalandhar encounter | Image:Republic TV
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Chandigarh: A gangster has been injured in a police encounter in Punjab's Jalandhar on Friday. The injured gangster has been identified as Devinder.  He was associated with the Kushal Chaudhary gang. The incident took place in the vicinity of the Jandiala village, where a police team was in search of the gangster. 

Devinder sustained two bullet injuries, as the police acted in self-defence in the ensuing gunfire exchange. Later, officials swiftly cordoned off the area and began a thorough search to find out any weapons or items carried by the injured gangster. 

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Devinder, previously implicated in extortion cases, recently made a threatening extortion call to a travel agent. Based on an FIR, authorities initiated a probe and discovered that Devinder was nearby. Tracking down his location in the Jalandhar area, officials promptly apprehended him. 

 

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Published December 22nd, 2023 at 19:26 IST

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