Thu. Sep 21st, 2023

CHANDIGARH: In one more transfer geared toward disrupting the nexus between terrorists, gangsters, and drug smugglers primarily based in India and overseas amidst the continuing drive to make Punjab a crime-free state as envisioned by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Punjab Police on Sunday launched a particular cordon and search operation (CASO) at suspected hideouts of individuals linked with Terrorist Lakhbir Singh alias Landa.

The simultaneous raids had been performed from 6 am to 10 am on the instructions of Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav, whereby, all of the residential and different premises linked with at the least 297 shut associates of Lakhbir Landa, had been totally searched in all of the 28 police districts within the state.

Special DGP Law and Order Arpit Shukla stated that every one the CPs/SSPs had been directed to depute robust police events led by an Inspector or Sub-Inspector to make this operation profitable. Police groups had been additionally requested to spherical up suspicious individuals throughout the operation, he stated.

He stated that as many as 150 events of Punjab Police, involving at the least 1, 200 Police Personnel, carried out these raids throughout the state. The CASO was deliberate after the questioning of a number of individuals within the lately busted modules backed by Lakhbir Landa, he added.

The Special DGP stated that a number of individuals have been detained for additional verification and incriminating materials has been seized from their possession, which is being additional examined. During the operation, the Police groups performed thorough searches on the homes and different premises linked with these criminals and likewise collected the info from Electronic units, which can be despatched for forensic examination, he added.

He stated that the Police groups have additionally checked arms licenses and questioned folks in regards to the sourcing of ammunition, moreover, gathering journey particulars of foreign-based members of the family, financial institution transactions from overseas, and Western Union and property particulars for additional examination.

Pertinently, such raids assist in infusing concern among the many anti-social components, while instilling a way of security and safety among the many widespread folks.

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