Punjab & Region

Two of gangster Kulbir Naruana’s group shot dead in Bathinda

Bathinda, January 13

Two members of late gangster Kulbir Naruana’s group were shot dead by unidentified assailants near a gurdwara in Lehra Khana village of Bathinda on Wednesday.

The police suspect that the incident was an outcome of a gang rivalry. The deceased have been identified as Manpreet Singh Chala Sidhu (32) of Lehra Khana village and Manpreet Vicky (26) of Lehra Bega village.

A case has been registered against unidentified persons.

Bathinda SSP Ajay Maluja said car-borne unidentified persons shot dead Chala and Vicky. He said the police had launched a manhunt to nab the accused. The SSP said the police were scanning CCTV footage and 15 teams had been constituted to nab the accused. In July last year, gangster Kulbir Naruana was shot dead by his associates in Bathinda.

Sukha Duneke of Davinder Bambiha group claimed the responsibility for the incident on the social media.