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Amritsar Encounter: Punjab Police Kills 4 Sharp Shooters Near Attari Border

Pankaj Prasad
Amritsar Encounter
Amritsar Encounter

Punjab Police killed 4 sharp shooters, including two gangsters who killed Sidhu Musewala, in an encounter in a village located in Attari district, Amritsar.

On Wednesday, 4 sharp shooters, including two gangsters who killed Sidhu Musewala, were gunned down by the Punjab Police in an encounter near Pakistan's Attari border. Punjab's ADGP Pramod Ban has given this information. He has told that three policemen have been injured in the encounter. Sidhu Moosewala murder case accused Manpreet Mannu, Jagroop Singh Roopa were killed in the encounter. Weapons have also been recovered from the encounter site.

Encounter with Anti Gangster Task Force

ADGP Pramod Ban said that the police have recovered an AK47 rifle from the encounter site. In the encounter that lasted for about six hours, 3 police officers got minor injuries. All have been admitted to the hospital. Pramod Ban told that the police was keeping an eye on Sidhu Musewala murder case. During this, the task force saw some activities in the area, then took action. Our forensic team has reached the spot. Further investigation is on. According to the Punjab Police, the encounter took place in Bhakna village.

Shaganpreet Singh's anticipatory bail plea rejected

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on July 18 rejected the anticipatory bail plea of ​​Sidhu's manager Shaganpreet Singh, who is currently residing in Australia. The bench of Justice Anoop Chitkara is also pointing towards the role of Shagun Preet Singh in the Punjab Police's investigation report Sidhu Musewala murder case.

Lawrence Vishnoi is in the custody of Punjab Police

Let us inform that on June 14, Delhi's Patiala House Court had allowed the arrest of gangster Lawrence Vishnoi for the investigation of Sidhu Musewala murder case. Along with this, his transit remand was also given to the Punjab Police. The court had directed the Punjab Police to conduct a medical examination of Lawrence before taking him to Punjab. It was also said that Lawrence Vishnoi should be produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court in Mansa, Punjab. Please note that the encounter is still going on. Firing is taking place from both the sides.

Sidhu Musewala was murdered in Jawaharke village

It is noteworthy that famous Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala was gunned down on 29 May 2022 in Jawaharke village of Mansa district of Punjab. He was assassinated a day after his security was withdrawn. He had joined the Congress party before the Punjab Assembly elections.