- According to DGP Dinkar Gupta, both the terrorists used to work on the instructions of UK-based terrorists Gurpreet Singh Khalsa and Gurpreet. He was tasked with bringing back a consignment of weapons sent from across the border.
Punjab Police has arrested two terrorists who came to take back the consignment of weapons sent from Pakistan on the night of Independence Day. The arrested terrorists are said to be members of a British terrorist organization. A huge quantity of ammunition including two hand grenades, one pistol (9 mm) have been recovered from the accused.
According to DGP Dinkar Gupta, both the terrorists used to work on the instructions of UK-based terrorists Gurpreet Singh Khalsa and Gurpreet. He was tasked with bringing back a consignment of weapons sent from across the border. He said that their consignment was sent a few days back to the border area around Attari-Jhabal road. Gurpreet Singh Khalsa was involved in the Shingar bomb case, Ludhiana.
He said that two bike riders were stopped by the police personnel posted at the outpost near Adda Khalsa in the Amritsar-Rural area on Sunday night. On interrogation, the police found both the suspects, as well as they could not give any authentic documents of the bike. After which the police got suspicious and searched both of them. In this, a pistol, 9 magazines, and seven cartridges were found in the search of the first accused Karnail Singh. After this, weapons were also recovered from Sammy, a resident of Sultanwind of Amritsar. A total of 2 grenades, 2 pistols (9 mm), 4 magazines, and 20 live cartridges were seized from both the accused. A case has been registered against both of them at Gharinda police station in Amritsar.
Terrorist organizations based abroad are working closely with Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI. The plan to attack India on or around Independence Day was signaled, following which the Punjab Police has made elaborate security arrangements along the state’s borders. Special security checkpoints have also been made, as well as patrolling has been done for 24 hours. – Dinkar Gupta, DGP, Punjab Police