Three shooters of notorious gangster Sube Gujjar’s gang and two cops were critically injured after an encounter near Saapki Nangli village in Sohna late Tuesday evening.
While reports of death of the trio are doing rounds, police have officially confirmed “critical status”.
They are being treated in Sohna hospital. The police have recovered illegal weapons from the possession of the accused. An FIR has been registered at Sohna City police station.
The encounter happened around 7 pm when the accused were headed to a gang war allegedly to eliminate a local wrestler.
Getting a tip off, Sub Inspector Raj Kumar, head of crime unit, sector 39 chased them and they started firing which was returned by police. The cops were wearing bullet proof jackets. In the cross firing the shooters, Rajesh Fauji, Kamal alias Kamli, and Ludhiana resident Aman were hit.
Two head constables Sunil and Abhilash too were injured.
“The trio are wanted for many heinous crimes and crime unit has done a great job. A reward of Rs 2 lakh has been announced for the team. The arrested miscreants were active in the area and were regularly extorting money in name of Gujjar,” said CP KK Rao.