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Gangster Lakhbir Landa among nine involved in 'planting' IED under Punjab cop's car: Reports

By Shgun S -- August 27, 2022 11:08 am -- Updated:August 27, 2022 11:08 am

Amritsar, August 27: In a major update on the case of planting IED under Punjab cop's car, sources said that at least nine people including Canada-based gangster Lakhbir Singh alias Landa conspired to target Sub-Inspector Dilbagh Singh.

According to sources, recently arrested accused Deepak and Khushal had planted the IED under the vehicle. Harpal Singh (who is a policeman) stayed behind and was monitoring the situation. Meanwhile, his accomplice Fatehveer Singh had to press the remote button.

Fatehveer was awaiting Sub-Inspector Dilbagh to arrive at the vehicle, but the stray dog thwarted his plans.

The case

Panic gripped Punjab's Amritsar city earlier this month after a bomb was found under a car parked outside the house of sub-inspector with Punjab Police Dilbagh Singh.

As per information, two youths who came to wash the car in the morning saw a wire near one of the tires of the car and reported the matter to Sub-Inspector Dilbagh Singh. CCTV footage of the incident has also surfaced.

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As per the CCTV footage, two masked men were spotted outside the sub-inspector's house. The cop resides in Ranjit Avenue C-Block, the posh colony in Amritsar.

IED under cop's car: Court sends both accused to 8-day police remand

However, the Punjab Police on Wednesday cracked the case with the arrest of two persons identified as Harpal Singh, who is a policeman, and his accomplice Fatehveer Singh, from the Delhi airport.

Harpal Singh belongs to the Reserve Battalions of the Punjab Police. Currently, he is posted as a gunman of Sandeep Gorsi, a prominent lawyer from Amritsar, and former chairman of the legal cell of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. Sources said Harpal Singh had been absent from duty for the past 2-3 days.

IED under cop's car: Court sends both accused to 8-day police remand

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-PTC News

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