Man linked to Assam terror outfit arrested from Punjab
GUWAHATI: The Bathinda police apprehended a guy associated to Assam’s Bodo Liberation Tigers Force, identified as Sanjay Bharao with his companions.
The police seized two fully prepared pistols, two partially prepared pistols, and arms-preparation materials.
Amrik Singh of Chotian village in Muktsar is alleged to be on the run, and police raids are conducted to apprehend him.
According to sources, accused Sanjay Bharao has been staying in a rented home in Model Town, Phase 1 in Bathinda for the past 25 days with his friend Amrik Singh.
He was a member of the Bodo Liberation Tigers Force, a terror group in Assam. Around 3,000 members of the terror group surrendered to the authorities in 2003.
Bharao and Amrik were undertaking plumbing work in and around the Bathinda region at the time. Previously, Bharao was in charge of preparing weapons and supplies for the tiger force.
On the arrival of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s in Bathinda on Dasehra, the police were on high alert. They obtained information that a member of an Assam terror group was manufacturing ammunition.
According to the sources, the suspect stated during the early investigation that he wanted to manufacture and sell weaponry in Punjab.