Kolkata: Punjab Gangsters Shot Dead In Encounter In Shapoorji Complex In Rajarhat

INDIA Team Latestly|

Two men from Punjab, who had several criminal cases against them, were killed following an exchange of fire with policemen. The incident took place in a residential area in New Town, Kolkata police said on June 9. One police personnel has also been injured. Reportedly, the accused had several cases, including of murder and extortion, lodged against them. The two names were confirmed by ADG STF Vineet Goyal as Jaspreet Singh & Jaipal Bhullar. The incident took place around 3:30 pm at Shapoorji Housing Complex in Kolkata. The alleged criminals were residing on rent in Block B of the said complex. Some rounds of bullets were fired from both sides, said local residents. Commissioner of Police of Bidhannagar, Supratim Sarkar, and other senior officers of Special Task Force (STF) and CID were on the spot, reported The Indian Express. As per initial information, the two accused had allegedly murdered two police officers in Ludhiana. And they had then escaped from there. Ludhiana police, after receiving information about their whereabouts, informed the Bengal police about them. A team of STF officers had gone there to catch the accused but they reportedly fired at the police.

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