Since 2016, 18 Khalistani terror-modules busted in Punjab, 95 held
As many as 18 Khalistani terror modules were busted in Punjab, and 95 people arrested in the last two years, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir informed the Rajya Sabha today. Ahir said as per available information, the involvement of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) and the International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) has come to the notice in the recent Amritsar grenade attack.
3 were killed in November 18 Amritsar grenade attack
On November 18, three people were killed and over 20 injured when two motorcycle-borne men threw a grenade on a religious congregation on the outskirts of Amritsar. "A total of 18 Khalistani terror modules have been neutralized in Punjab during the last two years, wherein a total of 95 accused persons have been arrested," said Ahir replying to a written question.
Government last week declared KLF as bannned organization: Ahir
The Punjab Police has arrested two persons involved in the grenade attack in Amritsar and has also identified three other persons, residing in other countries as accused, in respect to whom open dated warrants of arrest have been procured, the minister said. The government had declared KLF as a banned organization under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act last week.