Jalandhar, May 24, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
The Counter Intelligence Wing Jalandhar and Commissionerate Police Amritsar on Thursday arrested a wanted extremist belonging to Khalistan Commando Force (KCF).
The accused has been identified as Kulwant Singh alias Kanta Valaitiya of village Jagrawan in district Jalandhar. He has been arrested following an intelligence input.
In a press release, AIG Counter Intelligence, Mr Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh said that the accused was actively involved in terror activities during the militancy era and more than 15 cases were registered against him during that period.
Mr Khakh said the wing today received a tip-off that Kulwant who is a declared proclaimed offender by the court is currently present at his village if immediately raid is conducted then police can arrest the wanted accused.
AIG said that the information is immediately shared with the commissioner of police Amritsar and a joint team of Counter intelligence Jalandhar and CIA Commissionerate Amritsar was formed to arrest Kulwant Singh.
“Following the instructions, the joint police party arrested the accused Kulwant Singh alias Kanta from his village”, he added.
During preliminary interrogation of arrested accused, he revealed that he was a close associate of Khalistan Commando Force (KCF) terrorists Balwinder Singh and Manak Rai and had actively participated in extremist activities along with them during the year 1988-89, he went to England and came back to India in year 2011.
AIG Khakh further said that Kulwant Singh has been declared a proclaimed offender by the court of Sh. Vinod Kumar Goyal, ASJ Amritsar on August 31,2017 in case FIR number 260, dt 29/09/2013 u/s 22,29,61,85 NDPS Act, 25/54/59 Arms Act, Police station Chheharta Amritsar.
Mr Khakh said that Kulwant singh will be produced in the court for further interrogation.