Why not arrested then? Father raised questions on declaring Amritpal Singh a fugitive

Why not arrested then?  Father raised questions on declaring Amritpal Singh a fugitive

Punjab Waris Day chief and Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh is still out of police custody. The police have laid siege to nab him. His father Tarsem Singh is worried about the intensification of police action against Amritpal, who has been declared a fugitive. He worried that something might happen to him. Also questioning the police action, said why his son was not arrested when he was at home. The police team searched his house for three to four hours and found nothing and then left saying that he should surrender.

Amritpal Singh’s father Tarsem Singh has said that the family does not know about the present whereabouts of the ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief. Tarsem also claimed that the Punjab Police searched his house for three-four hours but did not find anything illegal. The Punjab government has launched a major crackdown against radical Sikh preacher and Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh from Saturday. In which so far 78 members of his organization have been arrested.

Tarsem was quoted as saying by ANI, “We do not have exact information about him (Amritpal Singh). The police should have arrested him as soon as he left the house in the morning. Tarsem also told reporters that the police have asked the family to ask Amritpal to surrender. He described the police action as “unfair” and said his son was weaning youth away from drugs. The Indian Express quoted Amritpal’s father as saying, “We are worried that something might happen to him.”

Punjab has come only a few months ago

Tarsem said that Amritpal had come to Punjab only a few months back. Even before his arrival, crimes were going on in Punjab. Please tell that Amritpal Singh, who became a staunch Khalistani supporter from a truck driver, is believed to be the hand of ISI. There is also an intelligence report that Amritpal has been sent to Punjab to revive terrorism in Punjab.

Raid for the arrest of Amritpal Singh

Despite heavy crackdown by the Punjab Police against Amritpal Singh, when the convoy was intercepted in Jalandhar district, Amritpal outsmarted the police and managed to escape. The police have declared him a fugitive. He is being searched everywhere. At the same time, in view of security, the police have suspended internet and SMS services in the state.

Police said it has launched a “massive statewide cordon and search operation (CASO)” in the state against elements of the ‘Waris Punjab De’ headed by Singh, against whom several criminal cases were registered. The police action came a day before the start of ‘Khalsa Vahir’ – a religious procession – of Amritpal from Muktsar district. Nine weapons including one 315 bore rifle, seven 12 bore rifles, one revolver and 373 live cartridges of different calibers have been recovered so far during the state-wide operation, police said.

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