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Gangster attacked inside Bathinda jail, two booked

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Tribune News Service

Bathinda, May 17

Two gangsters were booked for attacking notorious gangster Navdeep Chatha in his high-security cell inside the Bathinda Central Jail today. Chatha received serious injuries after Rahul Sood and Ajay Kumar attacked him. He was taken to civil hospital from where doctors shifted him to the Faridkot Medical College.

Jail superintendent Manjit Singh said, "These three gangsters Rahul Sood and Ajay Kumar are lodged in high-security cells inside the Bathinda jail. On Sunday, they went back to their cells after having breakfast. Rahul and Ajay went inside Chatha's cell by breaking the window and attacked him".

Later, CRPF and security personal deployed outside the cell rescued Chatha and took him to the jail hospital where after the first-aid he was referred to the civil hospital. Cantt police station SHO Narinder Kumar said Chatha had not recorded his statement yet. A case has been registered against Rahul and Ajay. He said the police would take them on production warrant and interrogate about the reason behind the attack.

It is learnt that the reason behind the attack can be old rivalry. Mobile phones have been seized from both gangsters many times and they had suspicion that Chatha gave information to security personal about phones inside the jail.

from The Tribune

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