Amritpal aide held for assault
Amritsar, February 18
The Amritsar police have arrested an aide of Waris Punjab De head Amritpal Singh within the alleged kidnapping and assault case of a youth. He was recognized as Lovepreet Singh, alias Toofan, of Tibri village in Gurdaspur. Nevertheless, one among his accomplices Sandhu was later let off after questioning.
Members of the family of Lovepreet accused the police of falsely implicating him within the case and demanded an neutral investigation within the incident.
Varinder Singh (28), a resident of Chamkaur Sahib in Ropar district, has accused Amritpal and his supporters of allegedly kidnapping him from outdoors Damdami Taksal at Ajnala late on Wednesday.
He alleged that the accused took him in an SUV to a tubewell at Jandiala the place Amritpal and his armed supporters had been current. Varinder alleged he was assaulted and his cellphone and purse had been snatched.
On his criticism, the police have registered a case in opposition to Amritpal Singh, Bikramjit Singh, Pappalpreet Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Fauji Rode and 20 unknown individuals.