ISI-backed ISYF, banned terrorist organization, module busted in Kapurthala-Jalandhar with Kapurthala Police arresting 2 key ISYF operatives

Jalandhar with Kapurthala Police arresting 2 key ISYF operatives

ISI-backed ISYF, banned terrorist organization,  module busted in Kapurthala-Jalandhar with Kapurthala Police arresting 2 key ISYF operatives

Police seize one Tiffin Bomb, 5 hand grenades, 1 box of detonators, 2 tubes suspected to contain RDX, one .30 bore Pistol , 4 Glock Pistol magazines, 1 high explosive yellow wire, 3.75 lakhs Indian currency, 14 Passports and two SUV’s (Ford Endeavour and Mohindra XUV) from the duo

Punjab E News (Chandigarh):-  Punjab Police today busted a major terror module by arresting 2 key militant operatives of ISYF, a banned terror outfit, and recovered a huge cache of live grenades and tiffin bomb, alongwith pistols and ammunition from them.

     The arrested accused have been identified as Gurmukh Singh Brar @GB, resident of Hardyal Nagar, Garha, Jalandhar.

     Giving the details in a press release, the police spokesperson said that Kapurthala Police arrested Gagandeep Singh son of Sukhwinder Singh resident of 73B,St No 02 Gurunanak Pura Phagwara and recovered one illegal Pistol from him.During follow-up investigations, Gagan revealed that the Pistol recovered from him was part of a larger weapons consignment that had been sent from across the border over drones over the last few months. He also disclosed that the major part of the consignment had been hidden by his close friend, one Gurmukh Singh, in Jalandhar.

      Acting swiftly, police teams immediately raided the house of Gurmukh Singh and arrested GB from his house and recovered 2 live hand grenades, 1 box of detonators, 2 tubes suspected to contain RDX, one roll of high explosive yellow wire, Indian currency approx. 3.75 lakhs, one licensed Pistol .45 bore., 14 Indian Passports, one .30 Pistol alongwith 2 magazines from his possession. He disclosed further that one live Tiffin Bomb and other explosive material was hidden in the office of Gurmukh Singh, situated near Jalandhar Bus stand . 

      Police teams immediately raided the office of Gurmukh Singh and during search recovered 3 live hand grenades, 1 Tiffin bomb, 4 Glock Pistol magazines and packaging foam material from there.

       Preliminary investigations carried out so far have revealed that this consignment was part of a larger consignment sent by Pak ISI and Pak based pro-Khalistan terrorist groups, such as the ISYF, to carry out multiple terror attacks in Punjab in its ongoing efforts to revive militancy and disturb peace and communal harmony in the state.

       In this regard, Kapurthala police has registered case FIR No. 92 dated 20/08/21 against Gurmukh Singh and Gagandeep Singh under sections 13,16,17,18,18B,20 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, 4,5 of Explosives Substances (Amendment) Act, 2001 and 25,54, 59 of Arms Act. at PS Sadar, Phagwara.

       On 08.08.2021, Amritsar (Rural) police also recovered a similar looking sophisticated tiffin bomb from village Daleke, PS Lopoke. The RDX was installed in this tiffin bomb and had 3 different trigger mechanisms including switch, magnetic and spring for operational flexibility.

     Further investigations in the above mentioned case are in progress.

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Aug 20 2021 5:53PM
Jalandhar with Kapurthala Police arresting 2 key ISYF operatives
Source: Punjab E News

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