15 kg of RDX, sub machine gun seized in Punjab
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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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