Chandigarh, October 25, 2023: As per media, infamous Punjab Police cat dead of heart attack at a private hospital in Chandigarh.
Also called Pinky Cat, he underwent life sentence for killing one Avtar Singh Gola in Ludhiana in 2001.
Pinky rose to fame after twice arresting Babbar Khalsa’s Jagtar Singh Hawara.
He had also won a police gallantry medal, but after Gola’s murder he courted controversy. He once claimed that he had evidence of 52 fake encounters during terrorism in Punjab.
Pinky was at the centre of another controversy during farmers’ agitation on farm laws.
He said Pinky suffered a heart attack on WEdnesday morning and passed away in a private hospital at Sector 34 in Chandigarh.
Pinky’s close friend and BJP leader Sukhminder Singh Grewal confirmed his death.