15 kg of RDX, sub machine gun seized in Punjab

Last Updated: Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 22:03

Amritsar: Punjab police on Saturday recovered 15
kg of RDX 3 detonators, a sub-machine gun along with its
cartridges following the interrogation of an arrested
terrorist of Sikh separatist outfit Babbar Khalsa
International (BKI).

The special operation cell of Punjab police`s
intelligence wing also recovered one magazine of AK 47 rifle,
100 cartridges of AK 47 and 3 packets fuse wire.
Officials of the cell said the lead about the arms and
ammunitions was given by BKI terrorist Pal Singh, a French
national, who was arrested on July 28, during his
interrogation.

The police had on July 28 recovered two AK-47 rifles
along with 5 magazines and 420 live cartridges including 200
armoured piercing cartridges (powerful enough to smash
bulletproof sheet) and arrested five hardcore BKI terrorists
Pal Singh, Kulwant Singh, Gurmukh Singh, Jagtar Singh and
Darshan Singh Dhadi.

Pal Singh told the interrogators that he had kept a large
quantity of explosives, arms and ammunitions near his
residence at his village Dhandowal. He led a police team to
the spot and handed over the consignment consisting of 15
Kilogram RDX, 3 detonators, 45 caliber sub-machine gun, 150
cartridges, 45 caliber, 1 Magazine AK 47, 100 cartridges of AK
47 and 3 packets fuse wire, the police added.

Earlier on July 28, police claimed that Kulwant Singh,
during interrogation, had confessed that he along with Pal
Singh had gone to Chittorgarh in Rajasthan in 2009 to reckee
the place from where explosives used in mining of marble can
be looted for using the same for carrying out explosions in
Punjab.
PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 22:03

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