Radical Sikh activist Joga Singh Khalistani and his three associates were attacked by unidentified occupants of an Innova car near Bachchan Singh Chowk near Village Balloke on Thursday.
All four have suffered injuries and were rushed to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH). The condition of Joga Singh and his associate Sukhwinder Singh of Chuharpur Village is stated to be critical.
Sukhwinder told the police that they were coming back from a meeting by two motorcycles at around 10 pm. As they reached Bachchan Singh Chowk, a speeding Innova hit them following which they fell on the road. After the incident the driver of the car fled from the spot.
The other associates, Gurdeep Singh and Sukhraj Singh, were discharged from the hospital after first aid. They alleged that it was a planned attack. Haibowal police registered a case of attempt to murder against the unidentified car driver, on Friday. Police have also seized a half broken number plate of the car.
After the incident, supporters of Khalistani huddled at DMCH and sat there silently. Police forces are deployed outside the hospital to avoid any untoward incident.