New Delhi, March 24
Amritpal Singh, head of the pro-Khalistani outfit ‘Waris Punjab De’ is suspected to have left for Delhi, said police sources.
The Punjab Police expressed doubts about Amritpal entering the Delhi border using any vehicle other than a bus. Following the input, Delhi Police went on alert mode and are trying to track Amritpal’s movements.
An alert has also been issued in Dehradun, Haridwar, and Udhamsinghnagar districts of the Uttarakhand as a precaution in view of the possibility Amritpal Singh entering the state.
Uttarakhand Director General of Police Ashok Kumar has said. “An alert has been issued in Dehradun, Haridwar, and Udhamsinghnagar districts of the state as a precaution in view of the possibility of pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh entering the state,” the DGP told ANI.
He said that the police are conducting intensive checking on the borders of all three districts and in other areas. Significantly, all three districts of the state have been affected by terrorism in the 90s, he added.
On Thursday, Punjab’s Inspector General of Police (IGP), Headquarters, Sukhchain Singh Gill said that a total of 207 persons have been arrested for disturbing peace and harmony in the state.
“Police teams are doing a thorough screening of all the arrested persons and soon they will be released from police custody,” he said.
Reports of central intelligence agencies revealed that Amritpal Singh kept his wife in captivity, beat her up, and was associated with several other women. He was living a lavish lifestyle in Dubai without following Sikh tenets and was not an Amritdhari Sikh, the reports added.
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