2 smugglers held, grenade seized

2 smugglers held, grenade seized

Amritsar, November 17

The police have arrested two smugglers and seized a hand grenade and Rs 1 lakh from them. They’ve been recognized as Parkash Singh of Barke village in Ferozepur and his brother-in-law Angrej Singh of Alike village in Ferozepur.

After getting a tip-off, the police arrested the duo at a checkpoint in Daburji.

The hand grenade was reportedly smuggled from Pakistan by way of a drone. The police are investigating whether or not the duo was a part of any terror module or not. The police additionally confiscated the automobile they have been travelling in moreover recovering two cell phones from their possession.

In 2014, Parkash Singh was convicted in a medication case. He was sentenced to fifteen years in jail. He got here out on parole in March this yr, however later jumped it. Angrej Singh had earlier been launched on bail.

Each have been produced in a courtroom which despatched them to three-day police remand. A case beneath Sections 25/54/59 of the Arms Act and Sections 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Explosive Act has been registered towards them on the Maqboolpura police station. Commissioner of Police Jaskaran Singh mentioned the police have been investigating their hyperlinks to bust the nexus. Moreover analysing their name particulars, the police have been trying into their properties and financial institution accounts. — TNS

Fund Sources being probed

The police are investigating whether or not the smugglers have been getting funds by way of hawala or another sources.

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