ISI-backed terror module busted in Punjab, 2 held with AK-56
Jalandhar, September 23
The Punjab Police have busted an ISI-backed terror module collectively run by Canada-based gangster Lakhbir Singh, alias Landa, and Pakistan-based gangster Harvinder Singh Rinda with the arrest of its two operatives.
These arrested have been recognized as Baljit Singh Malhi (25) of Jogewal village and Gurbaksh Singh, alias Gora Sandhu, of Buh Gujran village, each in Ferozepur.
DGP Gaurav Yadav stated in an intelligence-led operation by Jalandhar AIG (Counter Intelligence) Navjot Singh Mahal, police groups managed to arrest two individuals. The police have additionally seized one AK-56 assault rifle together with two magazines and 90 reside cartridges and two bullet shells from a location pinpointed by Gurbaksh Singh at his village, he added.
Canada-based Landa is taken into account to be the shut aide of Rinda, who had joined palms with the Babbar Khalsa Worldwide (BKI), and so they have shut ties with the ISI. Landa had performed a key position in conspiracy behind the rocket propelled grenade terror assault at Punjab Police Intelligence Headquarters in Mohali and had obtained planted an IED beneath Sub-Inspector Dilbag Singh’s automobile in Amritsar.
AIG Mahal stated the preliminary investigations revealed that Baljit was in contact with Italy-based Harpreet Singh, alias Comfortable Sanghera, and on latter’s instructions Baljit had picked consignment of weapons from a spot on the Makhu-Lohian street close to the sanctuary in Sudan village in July 2022. Later, they hid the consignment at fields owned by Gurbaksh in his village after conducting take a look at fires, he added. He stated it had additionally been ascertained that Baljit was in direct contact with dreaded gangsters, together with Landa and Arsh Dalla. A case has been registered beneath Sections 10, 13, 18 and 20 of the UA(P) Act and Part 25 of the Arms Act in Amritsar.