Delhi Police nab 2 associates of Canada-based gangster-turned-terrorist Lakhbir Landa forward of R-Day
New Delhi, January 20
Forward of Republic Day, the Delhi Police has arrested two alleged associates of Canada-based gangster-turned-terrorist Lakhbir Singh Landa from Punjab, officers claimed on Friday.
The 2 have been recognized as Rajan Bhatti, a resident of Gurdapur in Punjab, and Kanwaljeet Singh alias Chinna, a resident of Ferozepur in Punjab, they stated.
Within the ongoing operations towards Khalistani terror-gangster nexus, police have apprehended Bhatti. He’s one in every of Punjab’s needed gangsters and shut affiliate of one other fugitive Landa Harike, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Particular Cell) Manishi Chandra stated.
Bhatti was concerned in over 15 circumstances and was needed in a case registered in Punjab’s Mohali. The FIR was registered in reference to goal killings and for disturbing communal concord in Punjab on the directions of Lakhbir Singh Landa and Harvinder Singh Rinda, police stated.
Primarily based on disclosures made by Bhatti and technical evaluation, Singh was additionally nabbed in a joint operation with Punjab Police, the DCP stated.
Bhatti was dealing with Singh to obtain and push medicine and firearms by drones in Punjab. Landa Harike had additionally instructed Bhatti and Singh to remove two targets in Punjab, Chandra stated.
Singh together with an confederate was zeroed in a lodge in Amritsar. A joint crew was shaped for the raid. After they had been cornered, the 2 suspects opened hearth on the police crew and tried to flee, officers stated.
In a quick alternate of fireplace, constable Yogesh obtained injured. Though Singh was apprehended, his confederate managed to flee, police stated.
A case has been registered on the Beas police station, Amritsar Rural, in reference to this incident, police added.