Another case registered against Amritpal Singh and his associates for possession of illegal weapons
The Punjab Police on Saturday launched a major crackdown against Amritpal, in which the police arrested 78 members of an organization led by him.
A fresh FIR was registered on Sunday against Amritpal Singh and some of his accomplices in connection with possession of illegal arms. A senior police officer gave this information. Senior Superintendent of Police, Amritsar Rural, Satinder Singh said that seven accomplices of Amritpal have been arrested under the Arms Act. The Punjab Police on Saturday launched a major crackdown against Amritpal, in which the police arrested 78 members of an organization led by him.
However, the hunt is on to nab Amritpal, who had eluded the police when his convoy was intercepted in Jalandhar district on Saturday. The police had already registered an FIR against Amritpal and his accomplices in the Ajnala incident on 23 February. Talking to reporters in Amritsar on Sunday, the SSP said that the police had arrested seven associates of the self-styled Sikh preacher near Mehatpur in Jalandhar on Saturday.
The police officer said they were part of Amritpal's convoy. He said that six 12 bore guns and some cartridges have been seized, which are illegal. Referring to the arrest of seven accused on Saturday night, the SSP said that we have registered a new FIR last night under the Arms Act in which Amritpal is the main accused.