Dibrugarh, March 27: One more alleged close associate of “Waris Punjab De” chief was brought to Dibrugarh through flight, and lodged in Central jail on Monday.
The accused has been identified as Varindar Singh alias Fauji of Tarn Taran. The police have invoked the NSA against him. According to reports, Fauji, a retired army constable, was the bodyguard of Amritpal.
He had his arms licence issued from Jammu and Kashmir, which was cancelled following the Ajnala clash on February 23.
Singh was among the 10 gunmen who accompanied Amritpal all the time.
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Four Khalistani members namely Daljeet Kalsi, Basant Singh, Gurmeet Singh Bhukhanwala and Bhagwant Singh Pradhan Mantri were brought to the high-security Dibrugarh Central Jail on March 19 while three more members Harjit Singh, Kulwant Singh Dhaliwal and Gurinder Pal Singh were shifted to the Dibrugarh jail on March 21.
Meanwhile, Punjab Police have launched a massive manhunt against the ‘Waris Punjab De’ group members in the state and so far over 100 arrest have been made and many of them detained.
A multi-layer security arrangement with CCTV cameras have been installed in the jail and security beefed up to thwart any kinds of eventualities.