New Delhi. According to the big news received from Punjab, now police flag march is taking place in Gurdaspur and Ludhiana of Punjab to catch Khalistani supporter Amritpal Singh. At the same time, mobile internet services are closed in the state until March 20.
Punjabi | Police hold flag marches in Gurdaspur and Ludhiana as operation to nab Khalistani supporter Amritpal Singh continues.
The state government has extended the suspension of mobile internet services until March 20.
(From left to right, photos 1 and 2, Gurdaspur, photos 3 and 4: Ludhiana) pic.twitter.com/429rhDGpIw
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Significantly, amid the escape of fundamentalist preacher Amritpal Singh, Punjab police today found an abandoned car in Jalandhar district, from which a rifle and several dozen cartridges were recovered. Police recovered the weapons and said the black car was likely part of the Amritpal convoy on Saturday. He said the same car was seen on video a day earlier.
Today in this regard, the police said that a rifle, 57 cartridges, a sword and a license plate were found in the car. Jalandhar Rural Police Chief Superintendent Swarnadeep Singh said the car was found abandoned in Salema village in Jalandhar’s Shahkot. Speaking to reporters at the scene, Singh said: “We have learned that an abandoned vehicle was found in Salema village. There was also the vehicle key. A personal walkie talkie, a .315 caliber rifle, and 57 cartridges have been recovered.
The Punjab government launched a major crackdown on Amritpal on Saturday, arresting 78 members of an organization led by him, authorities said. He said Amritpal’s convoy was stopped in Jalandhar district, but he escaped by dodging police.