A day after a gangster and his associate, wanted for killing two Punjab policemen, were killed in a shootout with the West Bengal Special Task Force (STF) in New Town near Kolkata, police said the apartment they were in was 22. It was on rent in the name of a third person residing since May. Police sources said that the flat was rented through a broker named Sumit Kumar and all the documents submitted at the maintenance office of Sharpurjee Housing Complex were in Kumar’s name. The owner of the flat lives in Kolkata. While the police is now looking for Sumit Kumar, They are not sure if she is actually present as there is a high possibility that it could be a fake identity used by the gangster to rent the flat. The documents submitted at the housing complex office showed Sumit Kumar as a resident of Haryana. Jaipal Singh Bhullar and his associate Jaspreet Singh were wanted in several cases of murder and extortion as well as drug smuggling. He was also wanted in the firing on a police party in Punjab’s Jagraon grain market on 15 May.
In which two assistant sub-inspectors were killed. Since then, the Punjab Police has started an operation code called OP-Jack Manhunt to hunt down the duo. On Wednesday, the Punjab Police informed their Bengal counterparts about the presence of Bhullar and Singh at the New Town flat, following which a raid was conducted which led to a shootout in which Bhullar and his associate were killed, while an STF officer was injured. Gone. Meanwhile, a team of forensic officials visited the flat located at Sukhbristy Apartments in the housing complex. Police said they found several active mobile phones from the flat. Sources said that the two used the internet mode of the call to communicate. Earlier, the police had taken seven lakh rupees from the flat of New Town. claimed to have recovered five state-of-the-art arms and 89 rounds of ammunition. “Sharpurji Housing Complex is not a government housing complex. The problem in the housing complex is that many people have bought flats there and kept them on rent,” said Minister of State Firhad Hakim. Meanwhile, the BJP demanded an NIA probe into the firing. .