The Punjab Police questioned kin of Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh who is currently at large. Unverified reports have levelled accusations that Kirandeep Kaur allegedly gathered foreign funds for Waris Punjab De, a Khalistani outfit.
Amritpal Singh is chief of Waris Punjab De; he took over after death of Deep Sidhu. The self-proclaimed Khalistani leader has been continually evading arrest after the Punjab government began a crackdown on him and his supporters a week ago.
Kirandeep Kaur was questioned by the cops at their home in Jalllupur Kheda village; Amritpal's parents Tarsem Singh and Balwinder Kaur were also questioned, India Today report stated.
Kirandeep questioned for 40 minutes
According to the report, Kirandeep was questioned for 40 minutes on sources from where her husband was receiving funds for his activities. She was also questioned about the work she did, on her association with Amritpal Singh and when & how she raised money for Waris Punjab De.
The report stated that Kirandeep Kaur told police they met through social media and gelled over their ideology on Khalistan. Reportedly, she was tight-lipped about the funding.
Who is Kirandeep Kaur?
Kirandeep Kaur is a non-resident Indian from United Kingdom and she got married to Amritpal Singh in February this year. They reportedly got married on February 10.
Kirandeep's family belongs to Jalandhar. She married Amritpal months after he took over Waris Punjab De.
She was interrogated by the Punjab Police on Wednesday in connection with the ongoing crackdown on Amritpal Singh and his supporters.
Why is Kirandeep Kaur being looked into by the Punjab Police?
Kirandeep Kaur has come under the cops' radar as the Khalistan supporters' activities have increased in UK recently and several of Amritpal's close aides are stationed in UK and Canada.
A report in DNA stated that the police could try to learn more about Amritpal and his aides' whereabouts from her.
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