Vehicle used by Amritpal Singh, ammunition seized: Punjab Police ...
New Delhi, March 19: Amritpal Singh, the leader of ‘Waris Punjab De,’ took a car to flee, and the Punjab Police confiscated it on Sunday along with a number of other cars and weapons. Seven of Amritpal Singh’s aides, according to the police, have been detained, and attempts are being made to find the pro-Khalistan leader as well.
According to Swarndeep Singh, SSP for Jalandhar Rural, the confiscated car was discovered abandoned.
“One car used in Amritpal Singh’s convoy has been seized. One Kirpan and a .315 bore weapon with 57 live cartridges have also been recovered from it. The car was abandoned after use,” he said.
“The law and order situation is normal in Jalandhar and the state. The police are committed to the safety of the public. We will take strict action against those who take law and order into their hands. Those found spreading rumours will be dealt with strictly,” the SSP added.
SSP Rural Amritsar, Satinder Singh confirmed that the actions have been taken in connection with Ajnala FIR.
“We took this action in connection with the Ajnala FIR. Amritpal Singh escaped from the spot but his seven aides were arrested. An FIR under Arms Act has been registered against them and Amritpal Singh is the main accused in the FIR. Six 12-bore weapons and cartridges were recovered from them and they all are illegal. The accused were arrested from near Mehatpur yesterday,” he said.