Dreaded gangster Devinder Bambiha has been killed in police encounter near Rampura Phool town of Bathinda. Another gangster Tara Dosanjh sustained bullet injuries in the fierce police encounter which lasted for more than 4 hours in the wee hours of Friday. Dosanjh with bullet injury in the leg has been admitted at civil hospital, Bathinda.
The special task force of Punjab police on July 18 had announced reward on Bambiha and another notorious gangster Jaipal. Devinder, 25, a native of village Bambiha in district Moga was facing 20 cases of murder, attempt to murder, extortion, dacoity. He is accused to have killed village Khwajke sarpanch Ravi Khawajke in a gang war only few months ago. Devinder had earned the name of a sharp shooter and was an avid user of social networking site facebook.