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AGTF Punjab arrests key operative of Pak based terrorist


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Chandigarh: In a major breakthrough, AGTF Punjab in a joint operation with Central agencies have arrested Kailash Khichan, a key operative of Pak based terrorist Harvinder Singh alias Rinda and USA based Harpreet Singh alias Happy Passia.

DGP Gaurav Yadav said on Friday the arrested accused has a criminal history with number of criminal cases such as Extortion, NDPS Act, Arms Act registered against him in Punjab and Rajasthan.

He said he was also wanted in Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act registered in Fazilka in September 23. Preliminary interrogation has revealed that the accused Khichan, on the directions of terrorist Rinda, was supplying weapons to the associates of terrorist outfit Babbar Khalistan International (BKI) to carry out sensational crimes in the state.

He also said one Chinese pistol and eight live cartridges were recovered from him.

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