The arrested individuals embody Fortunate Khokar alias Denis, who’s an in depth affiliate of Canada-based designated terrorist Arsh Dalla. Others who have been arrested within the raida embody associates of gangsters Lawrance Bishnoi, Jaggu Bhagwanpuria and Goldy Brar.
Khokhar, a resident of Bhatinda was nabbed from Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, on Tuesday. He was in direct and frequent contact with Arsh Dala in Canada and sorted the recruitment for him and obtained funds from him for finishing up terror-related actions.
He offered arms and ammunition to Arsh Dalla’s associates in Punjab on his instructions, which have been additionally used for finishing up the current killing in Jagraon, Punjab on instructions of Arsh Dalla.
NIA had registered a suo-moto case on August 20 final 12 months towards seven folks, together with Harwinder Singh, Lakhbir Singh Sandhu, and Arshdeep Singh. One particular person, Deepak Ranga, was earlier arrested in the identical case by NIA.
NIA arrests 6 folks
Based on a NIA spokesperson, Khokhar was working for Dala, who has been concerned in smuggling arms, ammunition, explosives, IEDs and so forth. throughout worldwide and inter-state borders in India for a number of Khalistani terror outfits, together with the Khalistan Liberation Power, Babbar Khalsa Worldwide and Worldwide Sikh Youth Federation.
Whereas Hari Om (Titu) was arrested on Tuesday, Lakhvir Singh was nabbed a day later in reference to a case registered towards them and their associates in August final for allegedly trying to encourage and recruit youth for terror actions by utilizing social media. They have been additionally utilizing social media to ‘publicise’ their crimes in a bid to create worry among the many common public.
9 weapons have been recovered from Lakhvir’s possession. He’s a infamous felony and an affiliate of Chhotu Ram Bhaat, who was earlier arrested within the case. The NIA has to this point arrested 9 accused, inlcuding Kaushal Choudhary, Amit Dagar, Sukhpreet Singh, Bhupi Rana, Neeraj Bawana, Naveen Bali and Sunil Balyan, on this case.
Based on the spokesperson, Surender Chaudhrary and Dalip Bishnoi, are identified associates of gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Jaggu Bhagwanpuria and Canada based mostly felony, Goldy Brar. They have been arrested for elevating funds, recruiting youth and finishing up terrorist acts on behalf of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang.
This case was additionally registered by the NIA in August final 12 months and 10 accused, together with Lawrence Bishnoi, Jaggu Bhagwanpuria, Kala Jatheri, Kala Rana, Joginder Singh, Rajesh Kumar, Raju Basoudi, Anil Chippi, Naresh Yadav, and Shahbaz Ansari have been arrested.
Instances towards the arrested individuals
Surinder Chaudhry, who was arrested on Tuesday faces a number of circumstances underneath the NDPS Act, for try to homicide and extortions. He has been concerned in unlawful liquor contracts, smuggling and extortion from liquor & mining contractors in Haryana and has been one of many fundamental financers of terror-gangster sydicates.
Dalip Bishnoi, who was arrested on Wednesday, is a routine felony having 13 circumstances towards him. He has been one of many fundamental financers of this terror gang and was offering logistics help to the gangs in Punjab and Rajasthan.
The NIA investigations have to this point revealed that many criminals, who have been main gangsters in India, had fled to nations like Pakistan, Canada, Malaysia, Philippines and Australia and have been planning their terror and felony acts from there, in affiliation with criminals lodged in jails in numerous states.
These teams have been finishing up focused killings and elevating funds for his or her nefarious actions by way of smuggling of medicine and weapons, hawala and extortions.
Additional investigations are on to dismantle such terror networks and their funding and help infrastructure.