154 people were arrested for disturbing the Harmony and Peace in Punjab
On March 22nd, 2023, Amritpal Singh, the fugitive continues to evade the police for the fifth consecutive day, Punjab police said that they have already arrested 154 people for disturbing the ‘Peace and Harmony’ in the state informed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Headquarters Sukhchain Gill, then the IGP Gill reaffirmed that the situation in the state is fully stable and under control. At the press conference, IGP Gill revealed that ‘A total of 154 people have been arrested for disturbing the state’s harmony and peace’.
A lookout circular (LOC) and non-bailable warrant (NBW) has been issued against Amritpal, who remains a fugitive and efforts are being made to arrest him as soon as possible, also on Saturday Punjab Police has launched an operation against him to arrest him at the earliest. He further added, the Punjab Police are getting full cooperation as well as support from the central agencies and other states are also in this action, he further added. IGP appealed to the people to disclose the whereabouts of the fugitive Amritpal Singh, while sharing the pictures of him with different looks.
The IGP said while giving the details that Jalandhar rural Police have recovered a Brezza car which was used by Amritpal Singh to escape, when police teams were chasing his cavalcade on March 18th. The number of the car which was recovered by them is PB02-EE-3343. The Police have also arrested four accused persons identified as Gurbhej Singh alias Bheja of village Gondara, Harpreet Singh alias Happy (36) of village Kotla Nodh Singh in Hoshiarpur, Manpreet Singh Mann of Nava Killa in Shahkot, Gurdeep Singh alias Deepa (34) of village Bal Nau in Nakodar.
Jalandhar Rural Police has registered FIR (First Information Report) against Harjit Singh of Kallu Kheda in Amritsar, Amritpal’s uncle and Harpreet Singh, his driver of village Madoka in Moga after informed by the IGP for trespassing and taking shelter for the period of two days at the Sarpanch Manpreet Singh house in the village in Mehatpur, at the gunpoint.