History repeates itself and sometimes it repeats with a shocking mix of sorrow and pride. Baljeet Singh SP (Detective), Gurdaspur was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar town on Monday (July 27). The Pakistan supported terrorists had attackd the police station early morning which lasted till evening killing all three terrorists. In addition to the casualties of homeguard jawans SP (Detective) Baljit Singh too was killed while encountering the terrorists bravely.
His father, ASI Achhar Singh, too had lost his life during a search operation in Moga district 31 years ago. Baljit was recruited as an ASI in Punjab Police (in 1986) on compassionate grounds in his father’s place and rose to SP level. While rushing to the spot Baljit had told his colleagues that he would finish the terrorists off.
Making the Punjab Police proud a 28-member team of Punjab Police’s SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team led from the front to battle and killed heavily armed terrorists who stormed a police station complex.