In a significant breakthrough, Punjab Police have arrested two operatives of a secessionist group, Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), for writing “Boycott Air India” and Khalistan slogans at varied public locations, together with Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan, Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav mentioned on Monday.
The DGP mentioned the 2 operatives had been backed by mastermind Gurpatwant Pannu and Jagjeet Singh of Sikhs for Justice in NewYork.
An FIR has been registered and additional investigation is underneath course of, he added.
In 2019, the Centre banned the Sikhs for Justice on grounds of secessionism. Operating out of the US, the group has been attempting to construct a marketing campaign for secession of Punjab.