2 alleged Khalistani agents arrested in Punjab: DGP Dinkar Gupta


Punjab police said on Friday that they had destroyed a terrorist module linked to Pakistan. (Representative)


Police in Punjab said on Friday that it had bombed a Pakistan-linked terrorist module by arresting two suspected Khalistani agents, who were planning to carry out a series of targeted attacks and assassinations in the state.

Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta said Gurmeet Singh and Vikram Singh were arrested Thursday evening in Amritsar.

A German-made MP5 submachine gun, a 9mm pistol with four magazines and two cellphones with a host of conversations, messages, photographs, etc., were seized from the duo, he said.

“Mobile phones have revealed suspicious transactions with Pakistan-based elements, including photographs, voicemails, as well as contact information for a particular location,” said Gupta.

“In addition, several messages and Internet links propagating the Khalistan formation were also found on the mobile phone of Gurmeet Singh, who is in regular contact with the ISI, the Pakistani intelligence agency and anti-India elements sponsored by the Pakistani establishment., “he said.

One case was registered under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, the Arms Act and the Illegal Activities (Prevention) Act, he said.

Gupta said 44-year-old Grmeet Singh, a resident of Amritsar, revealed during interrogation that the photographs and voice messages were shared with them by their Pakistan-based managers to locate and retrieve sophisticated weapons kept there. by their associates.

“Gurmeet Singh has already been involved in a fraud case with his brother, and a case has been filed against him at the Amritsar” B “police station,” he said.

Efforts are underway to identify their mentors and managers based in Pakistan, said Gupta, adding that further investigations are aimed at uncovering all of the terrorist module’s links and ramifications, including those based across the border. , were in progress.


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