Jalandhar: A day earlier than the arrival of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann in Jalandhar, the Khalistan slogans had been launched on Saturday. The slogans had been written on the posters of CM Mann and former CM Beant Singh, who died in a bomb blast exterior the Civil Secretariat in Chandigarh on August 31, 1995. More particulars on this case are in Classes.
Earlier on July 6, Karnal police arrested a Patiala-based man, recognized as Manjeet, for writing “pro-Khalistan slogans” on the partitions of two academic establishments on June 20, and mentioned the The defendant had been promised to pay $1,000 by a US-based particular person for performing the work. Manjeet was introduced earlier than the court docket which remanded him to 5 days in police custody for additional investigation.
In one other such incident in Himachal Pradesh in May, one other Punjab resident was arrested for allegedly placing up Khalistan flags and writing slogans on town partitions of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, knowledgeable Chief Minister Jairam Thakur. Rupnagar SSP Dr Sandeep Garg mentioned police arrested the above-mentioned one who resided in Morinda as he allegedly displayed pro-Khalistan flags and wrote slogans on the wall of the Himachal Assembly in Dharamsala.
He additional knowledgeable that this man from Morinda accepted his confederate to erect Khalistan banners in entrance of the mini-secretariat compound at Ropar in Punjab on April 13. The accused was later handed over to the Himachal Police.
Notably, the flags of “Khalistan” had been additionally discovered hooked up to the primary gate of the Assembly and the partitions on May 8. The police had additionally registered an FIR beneath Sections 153-A and 153-B of the IPC, Section 3 of the HP Open Places (Prevention of Disfigurement) Act, 1985, and Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention (UAPA) at Dharamshala Police Station after the ‘Khalistan Flags’ incident.