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Operation Amritpal Singh: Uttarakhand police is on full alert mode

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- March 21st 2023 12:02 PM
Operation Amritpal Singh: Uttarakhand police is on full alert mode

Operation Amritpal Singh: Uttarakhand police is on full alert mode

Uttarakhand, March 21: Amid the ongoing crackdown against 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh, Uttarakhand police is also on full alert mode.

According to the police headquarters, a strict vigil is being kept by the police and intelligence department in Udham Singh Nagar district of the state.


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The police headquarters also stated that close monitoring is being done on regular basis to see if anyone is supporting Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh or is putting any post on social media in support of him.

Earlier on Monday, Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sukhchain Singh Gill said in a press conference, that there is huge suspicion of ISI angle and foreign funding in the case.

He also said that a total of 114 people have been arrested so far since the crackdown has launched.

Earlier, the Punjab Police informed that the uncle and driver of Amritpal Singh have surrendered before the police, and his uncle is en-route to Dibrugarh. Previously, four close aides of the pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh, who were detained and flown to Assam's Dibrugarh.


Previously the central agency sources informed that Daljeet Singh Kalsi alias Sarabjeet Singh Kalsi, who is an alleged advisor and financer of Amritpal Singh, was arrested by the authorities on Sunday.

Notably, a heavy police force has been deployed outside Amritpal Singh's residence in Jallupur Khera village in Amritsar. Security has also been enhanced across the state, as per the police.

The police also conducted flag marches in various parts of the state to maintain law and order and instil confidence among people.

Jalandhar Commissioner Kuldeep Singh Chahal, on Saturday late evening, confirmed that the radical leader had been declared a "fugitive".

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The police crackdown came almost over three weeks after Amritpal's supporters clashed with uniformed personnel at the Ajnala police station on February 23 on the outskirts of Amritsar, demanding the release of one of Amritpal's close aides, Lovepreet Toofan.

      

- ANI

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