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Amritpal’s close aide Joga Singh arrested from Sirhind

Waris Punjab De chief and radical Sikh preacher has been hitting the headlines for almost a month now after Punjab Police launched a major crackdown against Amritpal Singh and his aides.

Now, a key aide of Amritpal has been arrested from Sirhind, police claimed on Saturday.

Joga Singh, was arrested in a joint operation of Amritsar rural and Hoshiarpur police. Also, it has been said that Joga Singh was with Amritpal from March 18 to 28, according to police, said Narinder Bhargav, DIG Border Range.

“Joga Singh was in direct contact with Amritpal Singh. He arranged shelter and vehicles for Amritpal Singh. he arranged for him to stay in Pilibhit and then return to Punjab” Bhargav said at a press conference.

After the Punjab Police launched a manhunt on Amritpal, the radical Sikh preacher escaped police’s hand on March 18, switching vehicles and changing his appearance, and is still at large.

Papalpreet Singh, the main associate of Amritpal Singh was arrested by Amritsar Rural Police from the Kathu Nangal area. The arrest was made under the National Security Act. Apart from being an associate of Amritpal, he was also wanted in six cases,” said Sukhchain Singh Gill, Punjab’s Inspector General of Police (IGP), Headquarters, on briefing the media on the arrest of Joga Singh. He also mentioned that Papalpreet Singh was arrested under the National Security Act (NSA).

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