Punjab Police bust Khalistani terror module, many targets revealed. The Punjab Police today claimed that they have arrested four youth, including a woman, to bust a terror module that was planning to allegedly indulge in large-scale violence and targeted killings under the banner of `Khalistan Zindabad’ to fan communal violence in the sensitive border state.On the radar of these highly radicalized youth were Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, as well as those responsible for incidents of sacrilege/desecration, according to a police spokesperson. These arrests have come close on the heels of the apprehension of five other members of the group, who were nabbed on May 26 from Bathinda district.The youth had come together to form the group – Khalistan Zindabad – after being radicalised over the Facebook and other social media platforms by certain individuals based in Pakistan, various Middle Eastern countries and the UK.
Working in close collaboration with their handlers and associates based in India and abroad, the youth were in the process of mobilisation of funds, procurement of militant hardware, such as weapons, and arranging training for its members, when the Mohali police swooped on them in an intelligence operation spread over May 29 and 30.The four suspects have been booked under various sections of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, Arms Act, and IPC. They have been remanded in police custody for seven days.
Police officials have identified them as:
(i) Harbarinder Singh son of Balwan Singh, resident of 154, Partap Nagar, GT Road, Police Commissionerate, Amritsar, presently residing in Sector-44, Chandigarh.
(ii) Amritpal Kaur @ Amrit wife of Kulwinder Singh, resident of Akal Nagar, Salem Tabri, Police Commissionerate, Ludhiana.
(iii) Jarnail Singh son of Bachan Singh, resident of Mohalla Shiv Mandir, Kalanaur, district Gurdaspur.
(iv) Randeep Singh son of Tirath Singh, resident of Jindar, district Gurdaspur.
While Harbarinder and Amritpal were nabbed from the Mohali bus stand on May 29, Jarnail and Randeep were arrested on May 30 from Gurdaspur and Ludhiana respectively.
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