The Punjab Police on Friday claimed to have busted an ISI-backed terror module collectively dealt with by Canada-primarily based gangster Lakhbir Singh alias Landa and Pakistan-primarily based gangster Harvinder Singh Rinda with the arrest of its two operatives.
Director frequent of Police (DGP), Punjab, Gaurav Yadav said the two have been thought-about to be shut aides, who had joined palms with Babbar Khalsa worldwide (BKI), they typically had ties with the ISI. Landa had performed a key function in conspiring the rocket propelled grenade (RPG) terror assault on the Punjab Police Intelligence headquarters in Mohali and had additionally planted an IED beneath Sub-Inspector Dilbag Singh’s automotive in Amritsar.
these arrested have been recognized as Baljit Singh Malhi of village Jogewal in Ferozepur and Gurbaksh Singh alias Gora Sandhu of village Buh Gujran in Ferozepur, he said.
He said the police recovered an superior AK-fifty six assault rifle collectively with two magazines, ninety stay cartridges and two bullet shells from a location pinpointed by Gurbaksh Singh at his village.
The DGP added that the preliminary investigations revealed that Baljit was in contact with Italy-primarily based Harpreet Singh alias completely happy Sanghera, and on the latter’s instructions Baljit had picked the consignment of weapons from a specified spot at Makhu-Lohian highway shut to the sanctuary in village Sudan in July 2022. Later, they hid the consignment inside the fields owned by Gurbaksh in his village after conducting look at fires, he said, including that further investigations are on and extra recoveries of weapons have been anticipated quickly.