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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 03:43 AM IST

18 Khalistani terror modules arrested in Punjab; 95 arrested in 2 years: Government

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New Delhi: As manyas 18 Khalistani terror modules were busted in Punjab and 95 people arrested inthe last two years, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Union Ministerof State for Home Hansraj Ahir said as per available information, theinvolvement of the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) and the International SikhYouth Federation (ISYF) has come to the notice in a recent incident of agrenade attack on a religious congregation in Amritsar.

OnNovember 18, three people were killed and over 20 injured when twomotorcycle-borne men threw a grenade on a religious congregation on theoutskirts of Amritsar. “A total of 18 Khalistani terror modules have beenneutralised in Punjab during the last two years, wherein a total of 95 accusedpersons have been arrested,” he said replying to a written question. ThePunjab Police has arrested two persons involved in the grenade attack inAmritsar and has also identified three other persons, residing in othercountries as accused, in respect to whom open dated warrants of arrest have beenprocured, the minister said. The government had declared KLF as a bannedorganisation under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act last week.

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