Why pro-Khalistan preacher Amritpal Singh is send to Dibrugarh jail in Assam?
Punjab: After months of extensive search and series of arresting, interrogations and multiple intelligence inputs, Punjab Police along with intelligence agencies held Khalistani fugitive Amritpal Singh, from Punjab’s Moga district, on Sunday morning.
By Sunday evening, Amritpal Singh was sent to Dibruagrh jail in Assam, where his close aide Palpreet Singh and others are also kept.
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Meanwhile, source-based reports have claimed that Amritpal Singh was sent to Dibrugarh to avoid any possibility of jail-break and with the support of like-minded Sikh prisoners or gangsters held in prisons across Punjab or other states in North India.
Report published in Times of India has confirmed that security agencies and Punjab police feared that prisoners with radical mindset might join hands with Waris Punjab De chief and associate themselves with his private army, Anandpur Khalsa Fauj.
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Also, police speculated the possibilities of huge mobilisation of Amritpal’s aides, like he did at Ajnala and could pose a threat to law and order situation.
Not just that, Punjab police and agencies also felt that Amritpal Singh might operate his illicit nexus from the Punjab jail, with the help of his large network.
Meanwhile, Dibrugarh is considered one of the safest prisons in North East India.
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