News Desk: Pro-Khalistani activist Amritpal Singh, who had been evading the Punjab Police for 35 days, was arrested in Moga district. Amritpal had claimed that he had surrendered, while the police maintained that they had apprehended him.
He had been charged under the National Security Act for allegedly spreading disharmony, attacking police personnel, and obstructing public servants. Amritpal had earlier escaped the police twice and several cases were lodged against him and his associates.
The police had pasted posters of Amritpal Singh at railway stations, offering a reward for credible information about his whereabouts. Nine of his aides are already in Dibrugarh jail, while his wife was stopped at the Amritsar airport.