Two held for firing on PCR team in Tarn Taran

Two persons were arrested for allegedly firing on a police control room (PCR) team at Asal village in Patti sub-division of Tarn Taran district on Wednesday night. A 32-bore pistol and six rounds were recovered from the accused, identified as Gurbhej Singh of Asal village and Gursevak Singh of Baba Jeevan Singh Basti.
HT Image
HT Image
Published on Dec 26, 2019 10:59 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran | By, Tarn Taran

Two persons were arrested for allegedly firing on a police control room (PCR) team at Asal village in Patti sub-division of Tarn Taran district on Wednesday night.

A 32-bore pistol and six rounds were recovered from the accused, identified as Gurbhej Singh of Asal village and Gursevak Singh of Baba Jeevan Singh Basti.

Around 10.50pm on Wednesday, a police control room (PCR) team patrolling on motorcycles in the Sadar (city) area received information that two persons were creating hooliganism at Asal Chowk, said superintendent of police (SP investigation) Jagjit Singh Walia at a press conference. When the team led by assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Hira Singh tried to restrain them, a drunk Gurbhej opened fire at the ASI, he said.

The bullet missed the ASI from a close range, the SP said, adding the two started quarrelling with the cops before they were overpowered and arrested.

A case was registered against the two under Sections 307 (attempt to murder), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 34 (act done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act at the Patti city police station.

Further investigations are on into the case, said SP Walia.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
QUICKREADS

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • The victim H Umendar, an engineer from a private firm was in Chennai with his wife and other family members . (File picture)

    Chennai: Cab driver kills techie after argument over OTP, number of passengers

    A cab driver in Chennai was arrested on Tuesday for beating a 34-year-old man to death over the number of passengers entering the cab and the one-time password (OTP) required before starting a trip. They had booked a cab after they came out of a mall in Navalur after watching a movie on Sunday around 3:30 pm. Onlookers apprehended the cab driver until the police arrived. The cab driver hails from Salem district.

  • The man had been called by the police over a domestic violence complaint when he lost his temper and began delivering blows to the cop.

    Video: UP cop thrashed at police station by man accused of domestic violence

    A man was seen thrashing a cop inside a police station premises in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri. According to news agency ANI, the man had been called by the police over a domestic violence complaint when he lost his temper and began delivering blows to the cop. An official told ANI that the family cited his ill mental health as the reason behind his violent behaviour. The man has been booked and detained, the official added.

  • People walk in a waterlogged road near Andheri Subway at Andheri in Mumbai. (HT photo | Vijay Bate)

    Mumbai: City witnesses heavy rain as downpour halts traffic, normal life

    Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall as commuters faced a hard time wading to waterlogged roads across the city on Tuesday. The Andheri subway, which connects east and west parts of the suburb, was closed for vehicular traffic and pedestrians due to waterlogging at about 7am. Commuters said that there was chaos and disorder on Mumbai roads throughout Tuesday morning due to incessant showers and heavy downpour.

  • Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit and chief minister Bhagwant Mann along with (standing, L-R) new cabinet ministers Inderbir Singh Nijjar, Chetan Singh Jouramajra, Aman Arora, Fauja Singh Sarari and Anmol Gagan Mann after the oath ceremony at the Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh on Monday. 

    Day after cabinet expansion, Bhagwant Mann rejigs portfolios. Check full list

    Day after cabinet expansion, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann allocated portfolios to his new ministers and rejigged the portfolios of other ministers in his government. Aman Arora, Inderbir Singh Nijjar, Chetan Singh Jouramajra, Aman Arora, Fauja Singh Sarari and Anmol Gagan Mann were sworn-in as ministers by governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Monday. Here is the complete list of ministers and their portfolios in the Bhagwant Mann government.

  • Image shared by Twitter user of no parking signs in Bengaluru.

    Don't even think...': Crazy 'no parking' signs in Bengaluru go viral | See pics

    A tweet sharing unique 'no parking' signs in Bengaluru's posh Koramangala neighbourhood is now going viral on social media and has sparked a fresh debate over the age-old issue. These signs don't just say 'no parking' but proclaim 'don't even think of parking here', while another warns 'no parking… not for 10 minutes, not for 5 minutes, not at all!' The neighbourhood is a mix of commercial structures and bungalows.

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, July 05, 2022