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Two ’Chaddi’ Gang members injured after shot in leg while trying to escape

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 10, 2024: On Wednesday morning, police shot two members of the notorious ’Chaddi Gang’ in their legs as they attempted to escape custody.

The police had apprehended four members of the ’Chaddi Gang’ in Sakleshpur on Tuesday and brought them to Mangaluru. The arrested suspects were identified as Raju Singwania (24) from Guna district, Madhya Pradesh; Mayur (30) from Bhopal; Bali (22) from Guna district; and Vicky (21) also from Guna district.

Chaddi Gang members shot

The gang had committed a robbery on Tuesday and used the victim’s car to travel to Mulki, where they abandoned it and later boarded a bus to Bengaluru.

On Wednesday morning, police brought the suspects to the location where they had abandoned the car for a spot inspection. During the inspection, two of the suspects attacked the officers and attempted to flee. The police immediately shot Raju Singwania (24) and Bali (22) in the legs in self-defense.