Close on the heels of busting a terror module being run by Pak-based Gangster-turned-Terrorist Harvinder Singh Rinda, Punjab Police on Friday has arrested two more operatives from Ferozepur.Those arrested have been identified as Akashdeep alias Akash of Ferozepur and Jashanpreet Singh alias Jass of Faridkot. In his press communique, SSP Ferozepur Charanjit Singh said that on the disclosures of four accused arrested in Haryana, Punjab Police had been continuously conducting raids to apprehend the other members of the module.He said that the State Special Operation Cell (SSOC) Fazilka along with District Police Ferozepur arrested these two operatives when they were trying to flee from Ferozepur in their Mahindra Scorpio car following the arrest of their four accomplices in Karnal.
Pertinently, four accused persons identified as Gurpreet Singh, Amandeep Singh and Parminder Singh, trio residents of village Vinjoke in Zira, Ferozepur; and Bhupinder Singh of Village Bhatian in Ludhiana were arrested with recovery of three IEDs packed in a metallic case (2.5 kg each) and one pistol, from Karnal by the Haryana Police following the inputs from the Punjab Police on Thursday.The SSP said that the police have also brought gangster Rajvir Singh alias Raja, who had introduced Gurpreet to Rinda, on a production warrant from Bathinda Jail. Raja is a hardcore criminal having dozens of criminal cases registered against him.
Preliminary investigations carried out so far have revealed that both operatives were directly involved in yesterday's busted module, he said, adding that they had received several consignments sent by Pak ISI and Pak based pro-Khalistan terrorist groups and further delivered it at the behest of Rinda.SSP Charanjit Singh said that Akash revealed that Rinda had sent explosive consignment through drones and he along with Gurpreet received it in his grandmother's village and placed these consignments on the locations sent by Rinda.Meanwhile, a new case has been registered against these accused persons in Ferozepur Cantt Police Station under relevant sections of the UAP(A) Act, Explosive act and Arms Act. Both arrested accused have been produced before the magistrate and taken on police remand for further investigation.