Chandigarh, Dec 20: Inderjit Singh Sandhu, one of the masterminds of the sensational Nabha jailbreak in Punjab, has been held from the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi, Punjab Police said on Wednesday.
Sandhu, against whom a lookout notice was issued by the Punjab Police, was detained by immigration authorities after it was found that he had travelled from Jordon to New Delhi on a fake passport, news agency IANS.
The Punjab Police on Monday night and brought to the state for interrogation. He was remanded in three days police custody on Wednesday.
Sandhu, an alleged accomplice of fugitive gangster Vicky Gonder, was accused of providing logistics, funds and safehouses for the five prisoners and conspirators who escaped from the maximum security prison in Nabha town, 90 km from here, on November 27 last year.
The cops said Sandhu faces other criminal cases in Punjab as well.