November 9, 2014 2:27:13 am
Arrested ‘chief’ of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) Harminder Singh alias Mintoo underwent training at an ISI camp organised in Thailand, the police said Saturday.
Five others from Europe were also trained at the camp in Measot — the first camp to be organised by the ISI outside Pakistan.
Mintoo was arrested by the Punjab Police from Delhi airport on Friday. He was remanded in eight days’ custody on Saturday.
He was wanted by the Jalandhar police in a case filed in August after the arrest of three terrorists from Jammu by Jalandhar Rural Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Narinder Bhargava. In fact Bhargava led the team that arrested Mintoo in Delhi.
“Mintoo took training at the ISI camp for 6-7 months along with five others from Europe. We are investigating them too,” Bhargava said.
Mintoo was spotted at the ISI camp, after which the Punjab Police monitored his activities and arrested him.
The SSP said this was the first time the ISI had organised a camp outside Pakistani territory. “We will take inputs about the camp during the eight-day remand,” he said.
Mintoo was based in Pakistan and came to India last year, police sources said. Jalandhar police had arrested three terrorists of two Pakistan-based terrorist outfits — Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) and Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) — from Jammu on August 4. Twelve people were booked in the case including Mintoo.
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