Bathinda, September 9, 2016: Dreaded sharp s hooter gangster Davinder Bambiha was killed in a police encounter in the Rampura Phool area on Friday morning.
Addressing the media persons here on Friday, Yurinder Singh Hayer, IG, Bathinda Zone told the media persons that the killed criminal was absconding from the police custody for the last about 17 months. Since then, he had been issuing threats to kill his enemies and the police personnel on facebook.
He told that the police got an information at around 4 am today that Bambiha along with his accomplices was hiding himself at a place near Gill Kalan Road in the Rampura Phool area and was planning to commit some crime. On getting this information, the police cordoned the entire area. Seeing the police party, Bambiha opened fire. In return, the police have to fire too, resulting to which Bambiha and one of his accomplice sustained bullet injuries. Both the injured were taken to the hospital where Bambiha succumbed to his injuries. The injured has been identified as Tara Dosanjh.
Hayer told that the police have recovered arms and ammunition from the accused. Besides, one laplot, two mobile phones and one fake ID proof have also been recovered.
Bambiha was wanted by the police in Punjab, Gujarat and Maharashtra. About a dozen criminal cases were registered against him