Foreign money seeks to revive terror in Punjab: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 19:47

New Delhi: Some people abroad are sending money to "certain intermediaries" in Punjab to revive terrorism in the state, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

Minister of State for Home RPN Singh told the Lok Sabha that this money was also meant to be paid to jailed terrorists and their families in Punjab.

"The matter is under investigation," he said in a written statement.

According to the minister, intelligence inputs suggested that Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) operatives were getting funds from abroad to commit terrorist activities in India.

He said the National Investigation Agency had registered cases against BKI activists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

IANS



First Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 19:47

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