Seven Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Ludhiana

ANI | Updated: Sep 30, 2017 18:15 IST

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Sept 30 (ANI): The Counter Intelligence wing of Punjab Police, in a joint operation with Ludhiana police, nabbed seven Babbar Khalsa terrorists on Saturday.

In a press conference held on Saturday, Police Commissioner R.N. Dhoke said that the head of the terrorist organization, Surinder Singh Babbar, who is based out of England, is providing financial aid to the terrorists to target the anti-Taliban and anti-Khalistan organizations.

"They were in contact with Surinder Singh Babbar, a terrorist based out of England, through Facebook," Dhoke said

"They had motive of targeting people who wrote against Khalistan but our timely intervention foiled their plan," he added.

They also connected and recruited people using social media, said police.

The police have also recovered a 32 bore country made pistol, 20 live cartridges and two piston 315 bore country made 13 live rounds from the terrorists.

The arrested terrorists were identified as Kuldeep Singh, Jasbir Singh, Amanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Omkar Singh, Jugraj Singh and Amritpal Singh.(ANI)