The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested an alleged 'pro-Khalistan' terrorist from Lucknow on Monday (8 February) in a joint operation with the Punjab Police.
According to a statement by the police, the accused identified as Jagdev Singh a.k.a Jagga, resident of Punjab's Firozpur was allegedly involved in pro-Khalistan activities.
He was reportedly nabbed by the joint team of UP and Punjab police from the Janakipuram C-sector in Lucknow.
He was also in touch with Khalistan terrorist Paramjeet Singh Pamma, Maltani Singh and others, police said.
However, the Punjab Police will take the accused with them after getting transit remand, the statement added.
Earlier in May last year, the UP Police had arrested an alleged Khalistani terrorist Tirath Singh, 32, from Thapar Nagar in Meerut in a joint operation with the Special Operation group of the Punjab Police.
Tirath Singh was booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act by the Mohali Police in January 2020.
(With inputs from IANS)
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