CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Police have made a significant breakthrough in the ongoing manhunt as they have arrested Amritpal Singh, the leader of ‘Waris Punjab De’, from Moga district.
Here are all the latest developments:

  • Amritpal Singh brought to Air Force Station in Bathinda by Punjab Police.
  • According to Punjab Police soruces, Amritpal is likely to be shifted to Dibrugarh jail in Assam
  • Following arrest of Amritpal, police have tightened security around Golden Temple, Akal Takht and at Amritpal’s native village Jallupur Khera. General security is also strengthened in apprehension of any demonstrations in support of Amritpal by some radical outfits.
  • According to sources, Amritpal had arrived at Rode village on Saturday night and held prayers there on Sunday morning.
  • The police was informed about Amritpal’s presence at Rode village, said sources.
  • As per police claims, Amritpal has surrendered, two days after his wife was stopped from leaving the country.
  • Union minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that Amritpal could soon be behind bars.
  • Amritpal has been on the run ever since a police crackdown against him and members of his outfit ‘Waris Punjab De’ on March 18.
  • Last week Amritpal’s wife Kirandeep Kaur was stopped from boarding a flight to London at the Sri Guru Ram Dass International Airport.
  • Two more aides of ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh were arrested at Mohali in Punjab, in a joint operation by Punjab and Delhi Police on April 18.
  • Papalpreet Singh, a close aide of Amritpal, was taken to Assam’s Dibrugarh Central Jail on April 11 after he was arrested.
  • Associates of Amritpal were shifted out of Punjab after Central Intelligence agencies raised concerns over possible jailbreak and repeat of the Ajnala incident on March 11

    (With inputs from agencies)

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