Tarn Taran- Reaffirming the dedication of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to keep up peace and concord within the state, Punjab Police have busted a terror module being operated by Czech Republic (Czechia)-based Gurdev Singh alias Jaisal with the arrest of its three associates after recovering three pistols together with ammunition from Tarn Taran, mentioned Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav right here on Sunday. The improvement got here forward of Independence Day.
Gurdev Jaisel is a key operative of Canada-based terrorists Lakhbir alias Landa and Satbir Singh alias Satta, who have been behind the Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) assault at Police Station Sarhali and quite a few plots to commit focused killings in Punjab.
Those arrested have been recognized as Ashmpreet Singh of Noordi in Tarn Taran, Pardeep Singh and Sukhman, each residents of Sheron in Sarhali, Tarn Taran. Apart from three pistols, the police groups have additionally recovered Rs 37500 money from their possession.
DGP Gaurav Yadav mentioned that following dependable inputs that Gurdev Jaisel has been growing a brand new module to hold terror actions within the Majha space, Tarn Taran Police in a joint operation with Counter Intelligence have arrested the trio accused individuals from Tarn Taran, after they have been hatching a conspiracy to commit against the law.
Sharing extra investigation particulars, SSP Tarn Taran Gurmeet Singh Chauhan mentioned that Jaisel, sitting in Czechia, was in touch in contact with module members and gave them instructions over the cellphone to hold out terror actions and goal killings to disrupt peace and concord within the state.
The arrested accused individuals additionally confessed to having picked up some consignments of weapons and cash for terror funding to ship them to totally different individuals on the instructions of Gurdev Jaisel, he mentioned, whereas including that additional investigation is being carried out to unearth the from side to side linkages.
A case FIR no. 119 dated 12.08.2023 has been registered underneath sections 384, 385, 386, 387, 115 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), sections 25 (6) and 27 (7) of the Arms Act, sections 13, 16, 17, 18, 18-B, 20 and 40 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, sections 21 and 29 of the NDPS Act and part 66 of the IT Act at Police Station Sarhali.
BOX: WHO IS GURDEV JAISEL?
A detailed affiliate of Canada-based gangster-turned-terrorist Lakhbir Singh Landa and Satbir Singh alias Satta, Gurdev Singh alias Jaisel was one of many masterminds of the Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) assault on the Police Station Sarhali Kalan in Tarn Taran district in December 2022.
He fled to Dubai in 2022, after that, moved to Europe utilizing unlawful means. He has been facilitating terrorists Lakhbir Landa and Satbir Satta to hold out terror actions in Punjab through his associates.
As per the counter-intelligence studies, earlier, when Gurdev Jaisal was in India, he retrieved consignments consisting of firearms, IEDs, AK-47 rifle and narcotics on the behest of Lakhbir Landa.