JALANDHAR: Punjab police on Saturday detained separatist leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh in Mehatpur space of Jalandhar district, sources stated. Earlier through the day, he managed to offer the police a slip.
A number of of Amritpal’s associates have been also detained at Mehatpur while others and Amritpal managed to escape in his car. The chase was streamed reside from his car also.
Internet providers have been suspended across the state till 12 noon Sunday.
Within the statewide crackdown, Punjab police detained others persons also together with social media influencers.
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In the meantime, Punjab Police requested individuals to take care of peace and concord. “Request all citizens to take care of peace & harmony Punjab Police is working to take care of Regulation & Order. Request residents not to panic or unfold pretend news or hate speech,” it stated in a tweet.
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As soon as police began chasing Amritpal Singh within the midday in Shahkot space of Jalandhar, and by the point he reached Mehatpur, his associates instantly disseminated the information about the police motion. A heavy police pressure was concerned in the whole operation.
Senior cops are usually not but disclosing concerning the case/s during which Amritpal has been arrested. The motion comes a day earlier than he was expected to start out the second leg of Khalsa Wahir from Mukatsar on Sunday.
Last month, Amritpal and his supporters, some of them brandishing swords and weapons, broke via barricades and barged into the Ajnala Police Station within the outskirts of the Amritsar metropolis, and clashed with police for the discharge of one in every of Amritpal’s aide.
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