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  India   Crime  21 May 2017  Amritsar Police busts terrorist module, arrests 2

Amritsar Police busts terrorist module, arrests 2

ANI
Published : May 21, 2017, 9:22 pm IST
Updated : May 22, 2017, 8:57 am IST

The Amritsar Police also recovered MP-9 type modified rifle and five grenades.

(Photo: ANI/Twitter)
 (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Amritsar: The Amristar Police, jointly with the help of Border Security Force (BSF), busted a terrorist module and arrested two cross border smugglers here on Sunday.

Deputy Commissioner Police of Amritsar Rural, J. Elanchezihial told ANI that the arrested smugglers came to India to receive a consignment of arms on the instructions of Canada based terrorists, named Gurjivan Singh Qadian, which were to be used for various terrorist activities.

As per the preliminary investigation, the accused, namely Maan Singh and Sher Singh, revealed they were assigned the work to revive militancy in Punjab and recruit new members for the terrorist outfits.

The police have recovered arms and ammunition including a mobile phone and some digging tools from the possession of the two smugglers.

Moreover, the Amritsar Police also recovered MP-9 type modified rifle and five grenades.

Tags: terrorist, amritsar, bsf
Location: India, Punjab, Amritsar