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Robber who shot at cop held in Bathinda

The Bathinda police today arrested Bhupinder Singh,the accomplice of suspected robber Pritpal Singh,who had fired at a police party on Friday evening after being intercepted at a checkpost.

The Bathinda police today arrested Bhupinder Singh,the accomplice of suspected robber Pritpal Singh,who had fired at a police party on Friday evening after being intercepted at a checkpost.

Singh alias Bhinda of Kot Bakhtu village would be produced in court on Monday,said Bathinda SSP Ashish Chaudhry,adding that the accused has a past criminal record and a case of attempt to murder was registered against him earlier in Amritsar.

Head Constable Jagjit Singh was shot in the abdomen with a country-made weapon at a police checkpoint on the Bathinda-Dabwali road.

He was rushed to DMCH,Ludhiana,in a critical condition. His condition is now stated to be stable.

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While the police nabbed Pritpal,Bhinda had managed to escape.

During interrogation,Pritpal revealed that he,along with Bhinda,was out to commit a robbery at some petrol pump.