29 December, 2021 – Patiala : The police today claimed to have arrested three members of a gang for allegedly campaigning for the Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) and distributing propaganda material.
Patiala SSP Harcharan Singh Bhullar has confirmed the development.
On a tip-off, the accused — identified as Jagmeet Singh (26) of Dargapur village in Gurdaspur district, his mother Jasveer Kaur (50) and Ravinder Singh (27) of Mandi Gobindgarh — were arrested from Banur on December 26.
Pro-Khalistani and anti-India material were seized from them, the police have said.
“The propaganda material included registration forms, inciting people to vote for a referendum to form Khalistan. They visited various shrines and other public places, distributing registration forms. They wrote slogans and pasted posters of ‘Khalistan Zindabad’,” said Bhullar.
Jagmeet and Jasveer revealed that Jasveer Kaur provided them with the propaganda material, said the SSP.
A case under Sections 153-A, 505 (2), 505 (3) and 120-B of the IPC has been registered at the Banur police station.
Bhullar said, “Jasveer Kaur was the kingpin of the gang. She, along with her husband, shifted near Banur almost a decade ago.”
“Jasveer Kaur’s brother-in-law Manjit Singh was the area commander of the Babbar Khalsa International during the days of terrorism,” added the SSP.
The accused were produced in a court, which sent them to six-day police custody.
Courtesy : The Tribune