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(File Photo) Khalistani leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh as police launch an operation to arrest Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh, on Saturday.

(File Photo) Khalistani leader and Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh

If Punjab govt had intention of arresting me, police could have come to my house and I would have given in, said Amritpal Singh, reported Press Trust of India. Amritpal Singh's video surfaces on social media, radical preacher slams Punjab Police for arresting Sikh youths during crackdown. Ajnala court in Punjab on Saturday sent 10 associates of Waris Punjab De to judicial custody till April 6 in connection with an FIR registered related to the Ajnala incident where pro-Khalistan supporters clashed with police. One other accused Sukhpreet Singh remanded to 4-day police custody, the official said. The 10 persons are accused of storming the Ajnala police station and clashing with the Punjab police in February this year to free a member, who had been arrested in an abduction case. On February 23, thousands of Amritpal Singh's supporters stormed the Ajnala police station, flashing swords and high-calibre firearms and threatening the police with dire consequences if they did not release Lovepreet Toofan, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting and abducting a man. The supporters, brandishing swords and guns, broke through police barricades erected outside the Ajnala police station.
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First Published: Mar 29 2023 | 8:27 AM IST

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