Three Khalistani terrorists arrested, module busted

August 05, 2014 - 12:00:00 am

Chandigarh/Jammu: Punjab Police yesterday said it has foiled a joint conspiracy of two Pakistan-based terrorist outfits, the Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) and the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF), to carry out terrorist strikes in the state.

“We have foiled an attempt to commit terrorist acts by arresting three terrorists from Jammu and busting the joint terrorist module of the KZF and the KLF which was being controlled by KZF chief Ranjit Singh Neeta and KLF chief Harminder Singh Mintu,” Jalandhar zone Inspector General Nirmal Singh Dhillon said in Chandigarh.

The module was funded and coordinated by terrorist elements based in Spain and Britain, he said.

Punjab Police, in a joint operation with Jammu and Kashmir Police, arrested the three terrorists — Harpreet Singh, Paramjit Singh and Sarwan Singh Shabba — from Jammu yesterday.

In Jammu, a senior police officer said that the three youths were arrested from Simbal camp area in the city.

“They have been lodged in the Gandhi Nagar police station in Jammu. Jalandhar police are taking them to Punjab on transit remand as they are wanted in some terror related cases there,” the officer said.