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Himachal Pradesh: 1 criminal killed in gunfight

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 July 2018, 12:06 IST

One criminal was killed and two arrested in an exchange of fire on Saturday morning near Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur district.

During a cross-firing between the Punjab police and the criminals, two other criminals fled the spot.

The incident took place when the Punjab police from Mohali were chasing five people in a car theft case near Naina Devi temple early this morning.
The police recovered a pistol from their possession.

The Himachal Pradesh police have registered a case under Section 307 of Indian Penal Code (IPC). They also blocked the main entrance of the bus stop at Naina Devi temple and have launched a search operation around the area.

(ANI)

 

First published: 14 July 2018, 12:06 IST
 
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