Khalistani supporter Amritpal arrested by Punjab Police, 6 companions also in custody, Internet suspended in punjab
Amritpal Singh Sandhu: The Punjab police has taken Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh Sandhu and several of his associates into custody today. At present, till 12 noon on Sunday in entire Punjab
Punjab Police has taken major action against Khalistani supporter Amritpal and his associates. The police have arrested Amritpal Singh and his 6 associates. Amritpal was taken into custody near Nakodar after his companions were caught. Along with this, the internet has been closed at many places in Punjab. Internet of Airtel, Idea and BSNL is also closed in Gidderbaha.
Internet services are also closed in Sangrur district. Sangrur is the district of CM Bhagwant Mann of Punjab. Police deployment has also been increased on the Amritsar-Jalandhar highway. According to the information received from the sources, the police have detained the associates of 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal at Meherpur police station in Jalandhar district.
According to sources, in view of the current situation in Punjab, the Ministry of Home Affairs is constantly in touch with the Punjab government. Companies of central paramilitary forces have been put on alert to assist the state police.
Mobile and internet services have also been suspended in Barnala district. At present, it has been announced to stop internet services in the entire Punjab till 12 noon on Sunday. A heavy deployment of police was seen in Moga district of Punjab. Punjab Police issued an appeal to the people to maintain law and order and appealed to maintain peace in the state. He also appealed to the people not to interfere in the work of the police.
Earlier this month, a close aide of Amritpal Singh was arrested at the Amritsar airport while allegedly trying to flee the country. Gurinder Singh Aujla was taken into custody by Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport officials. Who reportedly handled social media for the controversial fundamentalist preacher. Officials said Aujla was trying to flee to England. Sources said he was trying to catch an Air India flight to London.