Sources sugget Amritpal’s case could also be handed over to NIA
New Delhi/Chandigarh:A supply within the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) have steered that the case of Amritpal Singh, the self-styled radical Sikh preacher and head of ‘Waris Punjab De’, could also be transferred to the Central probe company.
“There are potentialities that we’d take over the matter. There’s a terror hyperlink linked to Pakistan’s ISI and due to this fact the Residence Ministry can resolve to switch the case to the NIA,” the supply mentioned.
As of now, Punjab Police are wanting into the matter. Amritpal is at the moment on the run and there are speculations that he may need fled overseas.
Punjab Police are planning to ebook Amritpal underneath the provisions of Nationwide Safety Act (NSA), sources aware of the event advised IANS.
Within the curiosity of public security, the Punjab authorities has prolonged the suspension of SMS and cellular web providers, besides voice name, until Monday midday.
Amritsar Deputy Commissioner of Police, Parminder Singh Bhandal, advised the media that the police have arrange 100 checkpoints in Amritsar and its outskirts to bodily test automobiles. CRPF jawans are accompanying the policemen on the checkpoints.
Anticipating disturbance of peace, a big contingent of paramilitary power has been deployed exterior Amritpal Singh’s native village, Jallupur Khaira in Amritsar district.
A particular crew of police, comprising personnel from seven districts, had adopted the separatist chief’s convoy whereas he was on his solution to Jalandhar’s Shahkot tehsil on Saturday.
“Amritpal’s car was chased for 20-25 km. His car was on the entrance. Nevertheless, he managed to flee by altering his car,” Police Commissioner Kuldeep Singh Chahal mentioned.
Part 144 has been imposed in lots of districts of the state. The police have additionally elevated safety throughout Punjab. As well as, all automobiles are being checked on the Punjab-Haryana border.
In the meantime, Amritpal’s father, Tarsem Singh, has advised the media that the police ought to have arrested him earlier than he left the home.
“We haven’t any details about his whereabouts. They carried out a search at our residence for 3-4 hours, however didn’t discover something unlawful,” he mentioned.
He additionally termed the police motion as “unjustified”, claiming that his son was weaning the youth off medication.
“Why are the police not appearing in opposition to criminals and people concerned in medication commerce,” he requested.