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FIR against Bittu has names of ‘3 militants’ in Pakistan

Along with Bittu,police have booked Wadhawa Singh,chief of the Babbar Khalsa International,Ranjit Singh Neeta of the Khalistan Zindabad Force and Jagtar Singh Tara of the Khalistan Tigers Force.

Written by Amrita Chaudhry | Ludhiana | Published: September 25, 2012 2:28:41 am

Along with Bittu,police have booked Wadhawa Singh,chief of the Babbar Khalsa International,Ranjit Singh Neeta of the Khalistan Zindabad Force and Jagtar Singh Tara of the Khalistan Tigers Force

The FIR registered against alleged former terrorist Daljit Singh Bittu names three others believed to be in Pakistan. Along with Bittu,police have booked Wadhawa Singh,chief of the Babbar Khalsa International,Ranjit Singh Neeta of the Khalistan Zindabad Force and Jagtar Singh Tara of the Khalistan Tiger Force.

The Panch Pardhani leader and former militant Daljit Singh Bittu was arrested by the police on September 21 and has been booked under the Arms Act,Explosives Act and for anti-national activities. The police had raided his residence and office and also confiscated the laptop and computer found there. Bittu has also been accused of threatening witnesses of the 2007 Shingar cinema blasts,which killed six people and injured thirty.

Jaspal Singh Manjpur a senior member of the Panch Pardhani said: “The FIR says Bittu and three other terrorists were planning to revive terrorism in Punjab. Bittu has been accused of promising to provide a hiding place for the men.”

While Wadhawa Singh and Jagtar Singh Tara are said to be in Pakistan,police say that Ranjit Singh Neeta,believed to be in Pakistan,may be in Jammu.

Police have meanwhile not been able to locate any weapons or explosives. ADCP Joginder Singh when contacted,said: “Nothing has been found so far but we acted on information which we can not divulge.” Bittu will be presented in court on September 25 after the police remand ends.

SHO Nirmal Singh,however,added: “The intelligence input had come to us on a strong basis and we are investigating the matter. We will be seeking more time from the court on September 25 to conduct further investigations.” Meanwhile,police are reportedly trying to piece together the funding trail.

“We know from where this money is coming but for the purpose of courts we need concrete proof. More over we need to check whether this money is or will be used to spread violence in the state,” a senior police official said.

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