Amritpal Singh arrest: In the latest development in the Amritpal Singh case, the bike in which the Khalistani sympathiser was seen absconding has been recovered from Darapur area, 45 km from Jalandhar. The bike was found abandoned on the roadside and was taken to the police station by two boys. The Punjab Police on Wednesday also reached the residence of Amritpal Singh's in Jallupur Khera village, Amritsar on Day 5 of the search operation.
According to police, the ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief switched from one car to another, changed clothes at a gurdwara and then fled along with three other associates on two motorcycles. The police have also arrested Gurbhej, who was triple riding with Amritpal Singh. According to sources, Amritpal's accomplice told the police that if the radical leader had claimed that if he reaches Muktsar Sahib then he can flee, or else he will surrender.
Meanwhile, the Uttarakhand Police have also started a combing operation at gurdwaras, hotels and areas on the Indo-Nepal border in Udham Singh Nagar district in search of radical preacher Amritpal Singh and his associates.
The stringent National Security Act has also been invoked against Amritpal Singh, Punjab government on Tuesday told the high court which rapped it over the “intelligence failure” that led to pro-Khalistan preacher giving police the slip.