New Delhi. NIA arrested a weapons trafficker Gagandeep Singh S/o Kirpal Singh R/o Tower wali Gali, Near Old Gurudwara, Saifpur, Firozpur, Ramraj, PS Behsuma, Meerut City, Uttar Pradesh.
The case was originally registered at PS Mehna, District Moga, Punjab relating to information received by Punjab Police that Arshdeep Singh @ Arsh, Charanjit Singh @ Rinku and Ramandeep Singh @ Jajj all currently abroad had formed a gang and are threatening and extorting money from people. NIA had re-registered the case.
Investigation has revealed that absconding accused Arshdeep Singh @ Arsh is a close associate of Hardeep Singh Nijjar (a designated terrorist and chief of Khalistan Tiger Force). It was further revealed that arrested accused Gagandeep Singh S/o Kirpal Singh is a close associate of accused Arshdeep Singh@ Aarsh. He was involved in smuggling of weapons and on the directions of Arshdeep Singh, he had supplied the weapons including 9mm pistols/country made pistols to the other arrested accused persons which were further used in killing and extorting money from businessmen of the state of Punjab. Accused Gagandeep Singh was produced before the Spl. NIA Court, Mohali and taken on 08 days of NIA custody.