A cadre of the CPI-Maoist, identified
as Harbhinder Singh alias Jalal, was arrested by the Mohali
Police at Kharar-Ludhiana National Highway 95 in Kharar City in
Mohali District. DSP Sukhdev Singh Virk said, Jalal, a native
of Jalal village in Bathinda District was arrested along with
a .32 revolver, Maoist literature, a fake voter identity card
as well as forms for recruiting new people. "On search, the suspect
was found possessing documents of a Maoist organisation besides
arm and ammunition, following which he was taken into custody,"
The remand of Daljit Singh Bittu,
Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) leader, was produced in the
court for having connections with the CPI-Maoist cadres of Jharkhand,
Bihar and Chhattisgarh and for being regularly in touch with them
over phone. The court extended his Police remand by two days.