Jalandhar (Punjab). [India]March 19 (ANI): The automobile utilized by ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh to flee was seized by the Punjab Police together with a number of different autos and ammunition on Sunday.
Police stated seven associates of Amritpal Singh have been arrested and efforts are on to nab the professional-Khalistan chief.
SSP Jalandhar Rural Swarnadeep Singh stated that the seized automobile was present in deserted situation.
A automotive utilized in Amritpal Singh’s convoy has been seized. A saber and a .315 bore weapon, 57 reside cartridges have additionally been recovered from it. The automotive was discarded after use,” he stated.
He additionally stated that these spreading rumors can be handled strictly.
The legislation and order state of affairs is regular in Jalandhar and the state. The police is dedicated to the protection of the general public. We’ll take strict motion in opposition to those that take legislation and order into their fingers. The SSP stated that these spreading rumors can be handled strictly.
SSP Rural Amritsar, Satinder Singh confirmed that motion has been taken in reference to the Ajnala FIR.
“We took this motion with regard to the Ajnala FIR. Amritpal Singh fled from the spot however seven of his accomplices have been arrested. An FIR has been registered in opposition to him below the Arms Act and Amritpal Singh is the primary accused within the FIR. Six 12 bore weapons and cartridges have been recovered from them and all of them are unlawful. The accused have been arrested from close to Mehatpur yesterday.
He advised that the accused have been recognized as Ajay Pal, Gurveer Singh, Baljinder Singh, Harvinder Singh, Gurlal Singh, Amandeep and Savrit Singh.
One of many seven arrested, accused Harvinder Singh, had a license however was in possession of 139 rounds of 312 bore, which is greater than the prescribed restrict. On the behest of Amritpal, one Gurpesh gave him these capsules. All these have been recovered. An unlawful 315 bore has additionally been recovered. The SSP stated that Amritpal fled from the spot and our efforts are on to nab him.
Jalandhar Commissioner of Police (CP) KS Chahal stated that ‘Waris de Punjab’ managed to flee, however can be nabbed quickly.
Police chased him for about 20-25 kms however he managed to flee. We have now recovered many weapons and two automobiles have additionally been seized. The search is on and we are going to arrest him quickly. Legislation and order will likely be maintained,” he stated.
He additional stated, “The recovered weapons are being examined. This flag march has been accomplished by Punjab Police and Fast Motion Drive in Mannequin City space.
Bathinda Police additionally carried out flag marches at numerous locations at present to instill confidence within the public.
“The intention of the flag march is to instil confidence amongst folks and the state of affairs is below management. Motion has been taken as per the legislation and now we have additionally arrested some folks. SSP Bathinda Gulneet Singh Kurana stated that if anybody tries to take legislation into their fingers, we are going to take authorized motion.
Earlier within the day, the suspension of cell web and SMS providers within the territorial jurisdiction of Punjab was prolonged until March 20 (12:00 hours).
“All mobile internet services, all SMS services (except banking and mobile recharge) and all dongle services provided over mobile networks, except voice calls, in the territorial jurisdiction of Punjab till March 20 (12:00 hours) suspended in the interest of of public safety”, the Division of Residence Affairs and Justice, Authorities of Punjab stated on Sunday.
Earlier cell web and SMS providers have been operational until at present (12:00 PM).
Earlier sources within the central company had advised that Daljit Singh Kalsi alias Sarabjit Singh Kalsi, an alleged advisor and financier of Amritpal Singh, was arrested by the authorities on Sunday.
The Punjab Police on Saturday launched an enormous crackdown in opposition to the ‘Waris De Punjab’ chief.
Heavy police power has been deployed exterior Amritpal Singh’s residence in Jallupur Kheda village of Amritsar. In accordance with the police, safety has been beefed up throughout the state as a result of absconding Khalistani sympathizer chief.
Jalandhar commissioner Kuldeep Singh Chahal confirmed late Saturday night that the hardline chief has been declared a “fugitive”.
The police motion comes practically three weeks after supporters of Amritpal clashed with uniformed personnel demanding the discharge of Lovepreet Toofan, considered one of Amritpal’s shut aides, on the Ajnala police station on the outskirts of Amritsar final month.
On 23 February, hundreds of his supporters stormed the Ajnala police station, brandishing swords and excessive-powered firearms and threatening the police with dire penalties if they didn’t launch Lovepreet Toofan, who was arrested for assaulting a person and He was arrested on prices of kidnapping. (ANI)
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