Tarn Taran, April 21. The district police today nabbed two of the three vehicle lifters and robbers who had shot a granthi of the historic Darbar Sahib here.
The suspects were nabbed following a brief encounter at Kakka Kandiala village.
According to the information available, the three suspects tried to flee on seeing the police naka near the village.
The police had to open fire when the trio did not heed to their repeated instructions to stop.
They were identified as Balraj Singh alias Raju of Khara village and Ranjit Singh of Tarn Taran. Their accomplice Baljinder Singh managed to escape.
Granthi Sukhchain Singh (28) of the local Sri Darbar Sahib was shot on April 4 in front of the holy shrine when he stopped the suspects from decamping with the motorcycle of a devotee.