Independence Day 2022: Punjab Police and Delhi Police have foiled the conspiracy of terrorist attack on Independence Day 2022 by running a joint operation. Punjab Police claimed to have busted a terror module backed by Pakistani intelligence agency ISI and arrested four people.
Weapons recovered from terrorists
Punjab Police said that three grenades, one IED (Improvised Explosive Device), two pistols and 40 live cartridges were recovered from the arrested terrorists. This operation was jointly carried out by Punjab Police and Delhi Police.
Police busted terrorist module
Punjab Police tweeted, Ahead of Independence Day, Punjab Police with the help of Delhi Police thwarted major terror threat & busted Pak-ISI backed terror module. Four members of the module linked to Arsh Dalla of Canada and Gurjant Singh of Australia were arrested. In another tweet, Punjab Police said, three grenades (P-86), one IED and two pistols and 40 live cartridges were recovered.
Terrorist attack conspiracy foiled in Manipur, seven arrested
Seven armed militants of the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have been arrested from different parts of Manipur ahead of the Independence Day. The police gave this information on Sunday. Thoubal district superintendent of police H Jogeshchandra told a press conference that the Assam Rifles received information on Saturday morning about a conspiracy to target government installations and security forces with explosives during the Independence Day celebrations. He said that a joint team of Thoubal District Police and 16 Assam Rifles reached Yairipok market and cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.