Chandigarh, July 9: The Punjab and Chandigarh police on Monday jointly arrested gangster Dilpreet Singh Baba, who had also allegedly shot at Punjabi Singer Parmish Verma.
Baba was held near ISBT bus stand in Sector 43 of Chandigarh. Following his arrest, the area has been cordoned off.
Joint team of Chandigarh police and Punjab police arrested gangster Dilpreet Singh Baba near ISBT bus stand in Sector 43 of Chandigarh earlier today. The area has been cordoned off. He had also allegedly shot at Punjabi Singer Parmish Verma in Mohali earlier this year. pic.twitter.com/BjK7sm2O6i
— ANI (@ANI) July 9, 2018
According to the Tribune report, the gangster was arrested after a dramatic chase that saw him open fire at the police forcing retaliatory fire. Baba was fleeing when the police party lead by Incharge, Crime branch, UT Amanjot Singh dashed their SUV into his vehicle bringing it to a halt. In the police firing, Dilpreet suffered gunshots and was rushed to PGI.
The Gangster on April 14, allegedly shot at Punjabi Singer Parmish Verma in Mohali.
Last year, Baba allegedly shot dead a sarpanch of Khurda village in Garhdiwala, Hoshiarpur, outside a gurdwara in Sector 38 of Chandigarh.