Nabha jailbreak: Woman killed as cops fire at car for jumping barrier

27 November 2016, 02:49 PM
Punjab Police - File Photo
Punjab Police - File Photo

An unarmed woman was killed in police firing on Sunday after the car she was travelling in refused to stop at a picket set up by Punjab Police in Samana, Punjab.

The police have been stopping cars for additional checks after high alert was sounded in the state. After the Nabha jailbreak incident on Sunday morning, the Punjab Police had set up pickets to beef up the security and nab the escapees who had fled the jail with the armed men.

In a shocking incident 10 armed men on Sunday broke into Nabha jail near Patiala in Punjab and helped Khalistan Liberation Force chief Harminder Singh Mintoo and 4 others escape.  According to initial reports the armed men who broke into the jail were wearing police uniforms and fired over 100 rounds on stationed security.

Police has reached the spot and probe is underway, reports said. Four escaped gangsters apart from KLF chief Mintoo include Gurpreet Singh, Vicky Gondra, Nitin Deol and Vikramjeet Singh Vicky.

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First Published: Sunday, November 27, 2016 02:25 PM

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