New Delhi, Nov 28, 2016: Khalistan Liberation Force chief Harminder Singh Mintoo who had escaped from the high-security jail in Nabha along with five others, was arrested in a joint operation by the Punjab Police and the Special Crime Branch of the Delhi Police on Monday morning.
The arrest was made within 24 hours.
On Sunday, ten armed men in police uniform stormed into the high-security Nabha Central Jail near Patiala in Punjab. Assailants fired 200 rounds and took away five Khalistani militants, including Khalistan Liberation Force chief Harminder Singh Mintoo.
Mintoo and gangsters Vicky Gondar, Neeta Johal and terrorist among those freed by the Nabha jail attackers. Mintoo is an accused in 10 terror cases. He was arrested in 2014. Senior police officials have rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area.
The attackers, about 10-12 in number and carrying weapons, entered the jail premises in two cars, including a Toyota Fortuner SUV. The attack took place when the prisoners were brought out of their barracks for morning chores, jail sources said.
Khalistani terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo who was arrested by Delhi police today sent to 7 day police remand.
Captain Amrinder Singh spoke about the issue and said that “I don’t have any faith in Punjab police, and the matter should be given to CBI”, adding, Nabha jail is Punjab’s high-security jail. Obviously, it is a part of the game being played by Punjab govt.