Babbar Khalsa terrorist nabbed in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) A Khalistani terrorist was arrested in a joint operation of the Uttar Pradesh Police and Punjab Police from Uttar Pradesh’s Siddharth Nagar district Sunday, police said.

Makkhan Singh, a member of Babbar Khalsa International, was arrested early Sunday morning from the railway station near the Nepal border, about 200 km from here, police said.

Additional Director General of Police (Law and order) Brij Lal told reporters: ‘Makkhan Singh was wanted (to stand trial) by the Punjab police in connection with certain terrorist activities.’

‘Makkhan Singh is believed to have crossed over to Pakistan to undergo training in terrorist camps and chose to use the Nepal route to sneak back into India through Uttar Pradesh and move on to Punjab,’ he said.

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