With the assistance of abroad Sikh separatists, Pakistan’s exterior spy company ISI has been the mind behind pushing Amritpal Singh again to India with an intention to revive terrorism in Punjab, in accordance with officers.
Singh, aged round 30, was a truck driver in Dubai earlier than the ISI, with the assistance of Khalistan supporters primarily based outdoors India, radicalised him in order that he might plunge Punjab once more into the darkish days of terrorism, they stated.
Threatening Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Punjab Chief Minister Bagwant Singh Mann, the novel Sikh preacher had been brazenly making statements about declaring secession from India and forming Khalistan. He spoke about former prime minister Indira Gandhi and chief minister Beant Singh who have been assassinated by terrorists.
While Indira Gandhi was shot useless by her personal guards, Beant Singh was killed by Dilawar Singh, who acted as a human bomb. The radical preacher claimed that many Dilawars have been prepared within the present situation of Punjab.
Be it his rally at Tarn Taran on this 12 months’s Republic Day or his media interviews, he had brazenly supported separatism and the formation of Khalistan.
He incited the Sikh youths to resort to armed rise up in opposition to the democratically elected governments as a way to oppose the supposedly discriminatory remedy being mete to realize the ‘final aim’ of the formation of ‘Khalistan’, the officers stated.
During a perform at Rode in Moga district, Singh had stated that governments run by non-Sikh don’t have any proper to rule over the individuals of Punjab and that the individuals of Punjab have to be dominated over solely by Sikhs.
He has been styling himself on the strains of terrorist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, who was killed throughout Operation Blue Star in 1984, by copying his apparel, mannerisms, carrying an arrow, preserving a battery of armed bodyguards and taking the defend of faith.
Singh, who’s at current on the run, can be alleged to have hyperlinks with Lakhbir Singh Rode, head of the International Sikh Youth Federation who’s looked for trial in India and wished in instances of Arms Smuggling (together with RDX explosive), conspiracy to assault authorities leaders in New Delhi and spreading hatred in Punjab.
Tracking his actions, the officers stated that Singh, throughout his keep in Dubai, was in shut contact with Rode’s brother Jaswant.
Having made his comeback to Punjab on the behest of ISI, Singh took the assistance of Amrit Sanchar to arrange his organisation. Later he launched a marketing campaign referred to as ‘Khalsa Waheer’ and strengthened his organisation by going to the villages, they stated.
He stirred up the problems of Punjab and began inciting the Sikhs in opposition to the federal government by invoking faith.
“The decrease strata of society and aimless youth grew to become a simple goal of Singh and he began exploiting the emotions within the identify of faith,” a supply stated.
In the identify of organising Amritpan Ceremonies to baptise Sikh youth and join them with faith, his try was to make a military of disenchanted youth who have been able to tackle the state, officers alleged.
Not contemplating the sanctity of pious locations like Gurdwara, his so-called military vandalised two Gurdwaras for preserving some furnishings for the aged and disabled individuals to sit down, they stated.
According to the officers, his foremost intention was to push Punjab in direction of darkish many years of militancy which have been overcome by nice problem and loads of sacrifices.
The officers claimed that the organisation headed by Singh was getting funds from Pakistan.
The radical Sikh preacher had taken over the management of accounts of Waris Punjab De with the assistance of his uncle Harjit Singh, thus making it a family-run organisation.
They stated the so-called preacher had been utilizing Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji throughout his February agitation for his private pursuits and was thought of as a form of blasphemy.
This act of Singh was condemned by all the Sikh group and after the incident, Shri Akal Takht Sahib fashioned a committee and ordered an investigation into the matter.
The officers alleged that Singh went to Jathedar Akal Takht and threatened him to stay silent.
Singh had stated in an announcement that the Ajnala incident is “not violence” and in addition threatened to unleash “actual violence” sooner or later.
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