The Punjab Police on Sunday made it clear that fugitive pro-Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh was arrested on Sunday morning, and he did not surrender as some claims were being made.

'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh.(AFP file)
‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh.(AFP file)

Addressing a press conference, IG Headquarters Sukhchain Singh Gill the police had created relentless pressure on Amritpal Singh and he had no other option left but to surrender, adding that the pro-radical preacher was arrested from Moga’s Rode village at 6:45am.

“The police had credible information that Amritpal was in Rode. When Amritpal was left with no option, he was arrested… Police didn’t go inside the Gurudwara following maryada (limitations) of the gurudwara,” said the IGP.

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