Kolkata: police open fires in a residential area on gangsters from Punjab

Gangsters wanted by Punjab police in the Ludhiana murder case faced an encounter by Kolkata police around 3:30 PM IST in a residential area near eastern Kolkata. In the evening special task force (STF) of Kolkata police ceased the entire building and did an open firing after rounding up dreaded gangsters from Punjab. The sources mentioned that they were in the building for the past couple of days after fleeing from Punjab police in the Ludhiana murder case. The accused have 15 murder case pending and allegedly connected to some terror organization that too is under scanner now. It is said they started the firing with a 9mm pistol and in retaliation, police backfired which killed both accused though their identities are not revealed yet.

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