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Kulwinderjit Singh, Khalistani terrorist carrying Rs 5 Lakh reward, arrested from Delhi airport | India News

Kulwinderjit Singh, Khalistani terrorist carrying Rs 5 Lakh reward, arrested from Delhi airport | Information

New Delhi: The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) has arrested the most-wanted terrorist Kulwinderjit Singh alias Khanpuria, who has been related to terrorist outfits like Babbar Khalsa Worldwide (BKI) and Khalistan Liberation Power (KLF). Having a bounty of Rs 5 lakh, Khanpuria, who was absconding since 2019, was arrested from Delhi`s Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport on November 18 when he arrived from Bangkok, the NIA mentioned on Monday. The arrested terrorist was concerned and needed in lots of terrorist instances, together with the conspiracy to hold out focused killings in Punjab. He was additionally concerned in a bomb blast case in Connaught Place, New Delhi and grenade assaults in different states within the nineties.

Investigations have revealed that Khanpuria is the chief conspirator and mastermind behind the conspiracy to hold out terrorist assaults in India by focusing on institutions linked with Dera Sacha Sauda and people belonging to police and safety in Punjab.

Moreover, the NIA mentioned, Khanpuria was additionally focusing on senior officers of Bhakra Beas Administration Board, Chandigarh, with an general goal of making terror in Punjab and throughout the nation. “Khanpuria had additionally carried out reconnaissance of among the targets.”The case was initially registered on Might 30, 2019, at Police Station State Particular Operation Cell, Amritsar and re-registered by the NIA on June 27, 2019. Khanpuria, alongside together with his handlers and associates, based mostly in India and overseas in numerous South-East Asian international locations, had deliberate and conspired to commit terrorist assaults in India, mentioned the NIA, including “Khanpuria later managed to flee from India.”

“Whereas he was based mostly overseas, he first collided with Harmeet alias PhD, and now with needed Pakistan-based ISYF Chief Lakhbir Singh Rode to make use of his India-based terrorist associates for focusing on the recognized people in addition to institutions,” the counter-terrorism company mentioned.Khanpuria was declared a proclaimed offender (PO) by the NIA Particular Courtroom, Punjab, following which, a LookOut Round (LOCu) was issued and a Pink Nook Discover was issued by Interpol in opposition to him. 

The NIA had additionally declared a money reward of Rs 5 lakh for data resulting in his arrest. He was charge-sheeted as an absconder on November 21, 2019. Notably, 4 co-accused conspirators of Khanpuria had already been arrested after the restoration of arms and ammunition from their possession.  

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