A huge cache of arms recovered from the man behind the conspiracy to assassinate Badal
The alleged mastermind to plot the assassination of former Punjab CM, Prakash Singh Badal, was arrested in Bikaner on Thursday. Patiala’s SSP Mandeep Singh Sidhu said during a press conference that according to German Singh’s statement during the interrogation, police raided his premises, during which huge amounts of arms were recovered.
The weapons were kept near the Bhajpur Cantonment near the Bajalpur bus stand on the Samana-Patiala road. Also, police has recovered a rifle, a 32 bore pistol, 2 pistols -315 bore and 5 rounds of 32 bore and 5 rounds of 315 bore.
The alleged mastermind to plot the assassination of former Punjab CM, Prakash Singh Badal, was arrested in Bikaner on Thursday. The mastermind, German Singh, was arrested near Nagaon village, Bikaner by the Rajasthan police in a joint operation with the Patiala police.
The mastermind, 22-year-old German Singh had plotted to kill Prakash Singh Badal during the October 7, Patiala rally. They planned to target former CM near the national highway. A team formed under the CIA in charge tracked him down. They traced him to Kalaint village. The Patiala police alerted the Rajasthan police. They picked up the accused for questioning and later handed him over to Patiala police.