Police arrested five persons for
pasting anti-national posters at many places in Bhikhi and Budhlada
towns of Mansa District.
BSF recovered FICN with a face
value of INR 1.2 million, along with 11 kilograms of heroin near
Border Outpost Khalra in Amarkot sector of Ferozepur District.
Following the killing of two Indian
soldiers by Pakistani troops, the BSF said it was on high alert
along the border in Punjab.
BSF seized over FICN with a face
value of INR 46,00,000, 23 weapons, 33 magazines and 264 rounds
in 2012 along the Indo-Pak border in the state.
ISI has reportedly opened two
new centres to train a large number of youngsters on terrorism
just opposite the Jaisalmer-Ganganagar area along the IB. Both
the centres are managed by ISI officials and JeM militants.
There has been information that
a new alliance has been made between JeM and Babbar Khalsa at
Rahim Yar Khan District of Punjab Province in Pakistan.
Pakistan Rangers opened unprovoked
fire targeting a patrolling party of BSF at the border observation
post at Raja Mohattam area along IB in Ferozepur sector (Ferozepur
Border) of Ferozepur District.
India has formally asked US Justice
Department for the extradition of BKI terrorist Balwinder Singh
Punjab Police is also planning
to file for the extradition of another BKI terrorist Gurnam Singh
alias Neka from the US.
Police arrested Gurdev Singh,
along FICN with a face value of INR 3,00,000 and heroin worth
INR 25 million.
Four terrorists of KLF were produced
in a Patiala court in connection with recovery of a bomb from
near Nabha LPG bottling plant (Patiala District) in January 2010.
BSF arrested Bhupinder Singh from
Dera Baba Nanak Sector of Gurdaspur District and recovered one
country made Pakistani pistol, two magazines, 15 rounds of ammunition,
along with15 kilogram heroin valued at around INR 750 million
in the international market.
BSF has set up a high-level board
for extensive scanning of the IB to detect existence of underground
passages to facilitate militancy in India.
Additional Sessions Judge Sanjeev
Berry sentenced BKI militant Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted
for the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh,
to 10-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) and a fine of INR 10,000
in a case pertaining to recovery of explosives.
Troopers of the BSF recovered
FICN with face value of INR 1.38 million in Mahwa area of India-Pakistan
border in Amritsar sector (Amritsar District).
BSF recovered FICN amounting to
around INR 750,000 from the Amritsar sector (Amritsar District)
of International Border.
A resident of Jaisalmer, identified
as Sumer Khan, was arrested by joint team of Pokhran Police and
CID, Jodhpur zone from his residence in Karmo ki Dhani in Pokhran
area of Jaisalmer District for sending strategic information to
Pakistan's ISI via emails and mobile calls for the past three
years. Sources said that Sumer had gone to Pakistan at least thrice.
Sources in Punjab Police said
that attempts are being made by LeT to reignite terrorism in Punjab
and carry out bomb explosions with the help of Sikh militants
Narain Singh Chaura, a BKI militant
who was on run since May 2010, was arrested from village Jalalabad
of Tarn Taran District bordering Pakistan. Based on his inputs,
Punjab Police further arrested two of his accomplice, identified
as Sukhwant Singh and Sukhdev Singh arrested from different places
in Amritsar District and recovered arms and ammunition. Chaura
was wanted in at least two dozen cases related to militancy.
Police recovered arms and ammunition,
including two German MP5 guns, one .32 bore revolver and 200 live
cartridges from Tarn Taran District on the basis of information
provided by BKI militant Narain Singh Chaura.
Punjab Police neutralized a terror
module by arresting three people, including the mother and sister
of US-based KZF terrorist Balwinder Singh Possi. The third arrested
person, Ranjit Singh Rana, is from Nurpur Jattan village in Hoshiarpur
Two people, including an alleged
militant of Bhindranwale Tigers Force (BTF) Kulbir Singh Assandh,
were arrested by Punjab Police from near Sirhind of Fatehgarh
Sahib District in connection with the Zirakpur drug haul case
An un-named senior official of
MHA stated, "Operatives based in the UK, Germany and North America,
who are members of the BKI and its front organisations, are transferring
huge amounts of monetary resources to BKI sleeper cells in Punjab
and other places". Besides the ISI of Pakistan, it has close ties
with the terror network of Dawood Ibrahim.
Punjab Government before the Supreme
Court stated, "Security environment in the state of Punjab continues
to be problematic" The statement was made by Secretary (Home)
Samir Kumar while justifying deployment of a large number of state
Police personnel for VVIP security.
Supreme Court declined to commute
the death sentence of KLF terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar,
found guilty of killing nine and injuring 17 others in Delhi in
a bomb attack on September 11, 1993.
BSF recovered FICN worth nearly
INR 487,000 along with 18 kilogram of heroin, valued at around
INR 900 million in the international market, in Tarn Taran District,
near Indo-Pak border.
According to the NIA documents,
a UK-based BKI operative, Balbir Singh Bains, had sent INR 10.1
million through Western Union to Rajoana's sister Kamaldeep Kaur
between March 21 and April 3, 2012 for revival of terrorism in
A Chandigarh Court deferred the
Burail Jail break (intervening night of January 21-22, 2004) Case
till August 12, 2013. The case involves BKI terrorist Paramjit
Singh Bheora, who is also convicted in the then Chief Minister
Beant Singh's assassination case.
A former terrorist involved in
the 1995 serial blasts and a bank robber accompanying him were
arrested near the Sonipat (Sonipat District) border. Kulvinderjeet
Singh alias Khalsa, who pleaded guilty in the blasts case
and Baljinder Singh alias Badshah had allegedly committed bank
robberies in Delhi a few years ago. Two sophisticated pistols,
a spent shell, a magazine and 16 live cartridges were recovered
from the accused.
Security has been increased in
Punjab following reports of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh
Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal being in the
hit-list of terror group LeT. LeT 'area commander' Karim Ansari
in a letter to Station Master Haridwar (Haridwar District in Uttarakhand)
and DRM Ferozepur (Ferozepur District in Punjab) has threatened
retaliatory bomb attacks on May 9 and 10, 2013.
Punjab Police have seized INR 5.4 lakh in FICN
and arrested one person, identified as Wes Abdul Mehmood, a resident
of West Bengal, from an undisclosed location.