A manhunt is still on to nab radical Sikh preacher and Khalistan sympathizer Amritpal Singh, police have said. Amritpal Singh managed to escape an arrest by the Punjab police in a very close shave on Saturday night. Police couldn’t nab him in the attempt but recovered several weapons and seized his cars.
“Amritpal was chased by police for about 20-25 kms but he managed to escape. We’ve recovered a number of weapons & two cars were also seized. Search is underway & we’ll arrest him soon. Law & order will be maintained,” said Jalandhar CP KS Chahal while addressing the media.
According to TV reports, one of his close aide Balbir was nabbed by the police near Gurugram on Saturday. Daljeet Singh Kalsi alias Sarabjeet Singh Kalsi, an alleged advisor and financer of ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh, has been arrested, confirmed Central Agency sources to news service ANI.