According to reports, a contingent of Punjab Police and central security forces reached Jallupur Kheda near Amritsar in the morning and surrounded the village and the house. amritpal,
The local people were anxiously watching the police activities from outside and on the rooftops of their houses, but remained silent when asked about Amritpal or the police searching their house.
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While the police denied searching Amritpal’s house, his father Tarsem Singh said the police searched the house, but found nothing objectionable. He wondered why the police was after his son, who was only preaching Sikhism and motivating youths to give up drugs. Tarsem Singh said, “They (police) should have put their energy into stopping drug addiction instead of chasing my son.”
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He said, “I don’t know why the police have come here. He (Amritpal) had gone to attend a religious function as per schedule. I came to know that the police were following him on the way. I don’t know anything more than that.” ” Said.
Sources said a police team surveyed Jallupur Kheda village on Friday evening and also interacted with the local people. The police also put up barricades on the roads leading to Jallupur Kheda to prevent Amritpal’s followers from gathering in his village. Some of Amritpal’s supporters and followers had gathered in the village, but all were later dispersed. Even the police personnel went back by evening.
Law enforcement agencies on alert in Ludhiana, Patiala
After Amritpal’s arrest, the police here remained on alert mode fearing that the miscreants might try to create law and order problems. Ludhiana Police Commissioner Mandeep Singh Sidhu said they have increased patrolling.
“SP level officers in four areas of Ludhiana have been asked to conduct flag marches in their respective areas to instil a sense of confidence among the people,” he said.
Police is also keeping a close watch on social media handles even as mobile internet services remain suspended. “We are also asking people not to believe in rumors and contact the police if they have any doubts,” Sidhu said.
SSP in Khanna, Amneet Kondal said that all forces are on alert mode. He said that area domination is being done and efforts are being made to rein in the trouble makers. Security has also been beefed up in Ludhiana rural police district.
SSP Ludhiana (Rural) Navneet Singh Bains said patrolling has been increased and check posts have been set up to crack down on anti-social elements.
Police sources told as operation for arrest Amritpal Singh A large number of police personnel and senior officers from Khanna police district were rushed to Jagraon. Shahkot and Nakodar are near Jagraon, so a large number of policemen have been put on alert mode in Jagraon. Police also conducted a flag march in Patiala to monitor the situation. Meanwhile, many residents were caught by surprise as the authorities snapped mobile internet services.