Amritsar: A hardcore terrorist, who allegedly
masterminded a bomb attack on the convoy of the Dera Sacha
Sauda sect chief in Karnal two years ago, has been nabbed by
the Punjab police.
Bakshish Singh Baba was nabbed from Amritsar recently by
the Special Operation Cell and was being interrogated, top
police sources said today.
The police was trying to apprehend his other accomplices
hiding in Punjab and neighbouring states, they added.
According to the sources, the Khalisthan Liberation Force
terrorist was wanted for "masterminding" the bomb attack on
Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh in
Karnal in February 2008 in which nine persons were injured.
Baba, carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on his head, was
allegedly involved in more than 25 cases of terror related
activities and destruction of public property in Punjab,
Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. He had fled to Pakistan soon
after the attack on the Dera chief`s convoy, they said.
During the interrogation, police was attempting to extract
the information that as to how he had gone to Pakistan and how
he returned to India, besides his stay in Pakistan.
Baba is a resident of Osmana village of Ludihana district