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Nabha jailbreak: Three including Assistant Superintendent of Jail arrested for abetment

Updated: Nov 29, 2016 21:40 IST

Nabha (Punjab) [India], Nov.29 (ANI): Three people were arrested on Tuesday for facilitating Punjab's Nabha jail break incident where Khalistan terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo along with four other people escaped the prison aided by 10 armed men.

The three people have been identified as Bhim Singh, Assistant Superintendent (Jail), Jagmeet, Head Warden and Tejinder Sharma, owner of Shagun Sweets.

The accused have been arrested on the charges of abetment and criminal conspiracy with the escapees.

The accused will be produced before the Nabha Court tomorrow.

The Delhi Police arrested Mintoo, yesterday who had escaped from Punjab's Nabha jail on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Parminder Singh, accused of masterminding the Nabha jailbrea was arrested by the Shamli Police yesterday and a huge cache of arms was also seized from his Fortuner car.

He was sent to a 14-day judicial remand where the Police filed a case under Section 353,420,467,468,471 of IPC and 25/27 of the Arms Act.

A group of armed men in police uniform broke into high security the Nabha Central jail and took along six inmates, including two Khalistan liberation force militants and four gangsters.

Apart from Khalistan liberation force chief Harminder Mintoo the other escaped who have been identified are Amandeep Dodaand, and gangsters Vicky Gonder, Gurpreet Sekhon, Neeta Deol and Amandeep Dhoti. (ANI)