New Delhi- After searches in Punjab and Haryana, the Delhi Police Special Cell has detained a person, aged round 35, in reference to the pro-Khalistan graffiti on the partitions of ISBT flyover in September, sources mentioned, including that banned SFJ founder Gurpatwant Singh Pannun had provided him cash.
The man has been recognized as Malak Singh and he was detained from Kurukshetra in Haryana.
Sources informed IANS that he was promised financial advantages for the job by the ‘Sikhs for Justice (SFJ)’ handler, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.
Sources mentioned that Malak Singh was being grilled to unearth the entire conspiracy.
More particulars had been awaited.
In September, the Delhi Police had registered a case underneath the suitable sections of the IPC following an incident during which pro-Khalistan graffiti was discovered on the partitions beneath the Kashmiri Gate flyover.
A senior police official had mentioned then, “As per the signage boards seen within the video, intensive search was launched within the space of North District, and graffiti was discovered on Yudhister Setu flyover coming from Seelampur in direction of Kashmere Gate.
“The FIR has been registered under the relevant sections of the India Penal Code and Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Public Property Act. A probe has been initiated in the matter.”
In August the Delhi Police’s Crime Branch had arrested two males from Punjab over expenses for defacing partitions at 5 Delhi Metro stations with pro-Khalistan messages. The accused recognized as Pritpal Singh a.okay.a Kaka (30) and his affiliate Rajvinder alias Kale, who’re related to banned terror outfit SFJ, had been promised USD 7, 000 for the job by the SFJ handler, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.
The partitions on the metro stations of Shivaji Park, Madipur, Paschim Vihar, Udyog Nagar, and Maharaja Surajmal Stadium metro stations had been smeared with the slogans “Delhi Banega Khalistan” and “Khalistan Zindabad”. A authorities faculty wall in Nangloi had additionally been defaced.
A video purportedly launched by the banned organisation Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) displayed the vandalised metro station partitions.
Sikhs for Justice was banned on July 10, 2019 by the Government of India underneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for its alleged anti-India actions.