Chandigarh police requests to share the identity
Chandigarh: The UT police is reported to have released pictures of more suspects who were involved in violence on the Dividing Road Sector 52/53 road on February 8 that left around 40 police personnel injured.
The FIR has been registered at Police Station Sector 36- Chandigarh under 17 Sections, including attempt to murder, on a complaint filed by Inspector Davinder Singh, Sector 34 SHO. It has the names of seven suspects, including Gurcharan Singh, foster father of Jagtar Singh Hawara, while the other suspects have been mentioned as unidentified persons.
FIR states that some protesters on tractors and horses attacked policemen with sticks, swords and spears with the intention to kill them, amid the chants of pro-Khalistan slogans. Had they (policemen) not saved their lives by running away, the protesters would have killed them.
As per the FIR it has been reported that attackers took away several police barricades, a teargas handgun and ammunition from a riots-control vehicle, protesters, armed with sharp weapons, also looted helmets, shields and body protectors. The police said the attack was part of a well-planned conspiracy. After registering the FIR, the police appealed to the public to provide them photos, videos and other evidence that can lead to the identification of other suspects. On February 11, the police had released the pictures of several suspects and announced a reward of Rs 10,000 for persons providing information about those suspects.