Punjab police are investigating the mysterious origins of three handwritten notes in Urdu found attached to small balloons in Gurdaspur, Pathankot and Jalandhar districts.
The balloons and the notes ties to them were found by civilians who informed the police.
In Ghisal village of Dinanagar in Gurdaspur, where there was a terrorist attack in July 2015, two knotted yellow coloured balloons with a message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi were found.
“The balloons carried a message for the Prime Minister. It read: We still have swords of Ayubi. Islam Jindabad.”said SSP Gurdaspur, Jagdeep Singh.
It is not first time when a balloon with a message was found in Dinanagar. Soon after the July terror attack, a balloon was found in a nearby village which had “I love Pakistan” scrawled on it. At the time, security agencies believed the balloon, with its innocuous message, had floated across the border.
In Pathankot, a balloon was found in Narot Jaimal village with the message Bharat Hamse Ladna Nahi lad Sakta-
Pakistani Awam (India cannot fight with us- Pakistani people). The place where it was found touches the border.
“We have been investigating it,” said Rakesh Kaushal, SSP Pathankot.
The third balloon was found in Kartarpur of Jalandhar. The message on this read: India Ki Barbadi Kashmiriyon Ke hathon hogi. Modi Ka Badla lenge. Insha Allah. (Kashmiris will destroy India. We will take revenge of atrocity committed by Modi. Hail God). This green Balloon was found in Ali Khela village of Jalandhar, SSP Jalandhar Rural, Harmohan Singh.