CHANDIGARH, April 9 -- The Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to gangster Deepak Kumar, alias Binni Gujjar in a case involving a firing incident at the house of a liquor contractor in Hoshiarpur in December 2019.

The court had taken up the petition of Gujjar and his co-accused Saurav Jindal who also given bail. The firing was allegedly carried out after Naresh Aggarwal, the liquor trader, did not pay a ransom.

Gujjar was stated to be the mastermind of the incident, police had claimed.

The incident took place on December 20 that year when some unidentified persons started firing outside Aggarwal's house. A case of extortion and attempt to murder was registered the next day at the Model Town police station in Hoshiarpur.

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