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Mohali blast main accused Nishan Singh arrested from Faridkot; Pakistan links surface

The rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the third floor of the highly-guarded building in Mohali's Sector 77 at 7:45 pm on Monday, following which an alert was sounded in Punjab.

Edited by: Nivedita Dash @Nivedita0503 New Delhi Updated on: May 11, 2022 16:47 IST
Mohali blast main accused Nishan Singh arrested 
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Mohali blast main accused Nishan Singh arrested 

Highlights

  • Nishan Singh, resident of Tarn Taran district, will be questioned for his role in Mohali explosion
  • A rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the third floor of the highly-guarded building in Mohali
  • Singh is already facing several criminal cases including one related to ‘attempt to murder’

Mohali blast main accused, Nishan Singh, has been arrested by the police Faridkot. On Tuesday, a day after a rocket-propelled grenade was fired at its intelligence wing headquarters in Mohali, the Punjab Police had recovered the launcher used in the attack.

Nishan Singh, a resident of Kulla village in Tarn Taran district, will be questioned for his alleged role in the Mohali explosion incident, said sources.

Singh is already facing several criminal cases including one related to ‘attempt to murder’ and another under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

The arrest comes after Intelligence Bureau warned other intelligence agencies as well as the state police over the formation of the group 'Lashker-E-Khalsa'. The 'Lashker-E-Khalsa' is known to be active on social media in order to recruit people and interestingly Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) reportedly has a social media presence by the name 'LeK'.

The rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the third floor of the highly-guarded building in Mohali's Sector 77 at 7:45 pm on Monday, following which an alert was sounded in Punjab.

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