Chandigarh, April 3 -- A day after gangster Bhupinder, alias Bhupi Rana, was brought on production warrants to Ambala in connection with the March 25 Kalka Chowk shooting, police have established that the targets from the Lawrence Bishnoi gang had managed to escape while those killed were in fact from Bhupi's gang.

It was a case of mistaken identity and the two shot dead - Pardeep, alias Panja, and Rahul, both from Chandigarh's Mauli Jagran and affiliated to Bhupi's gang - were not the targets, said Ambala senior superintendent of police (SSP) Hamid Akhtar on Friday.

"As per our initial investigations, the shooters are from the Devinder Bambiha gang, who came to take revenge for the murder of Amit, alias Meet Bouncer, by the Bishnoi gan...