The Uttar Pradesh Police Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) has received seven days’ police custody remand (PCR) of three Khalistani suspects arrested on January 18 whereas doing a recce of delicate websites in Ayodhya earlier than the ‘Pran Pratishtha’ ceremony of Ram Lalla on January 22, stated senior police officers right here on Thursday.
They stated the custody remand of the suspects will begin from 12 midday on January 26 and proceed until 6 pm on February 1 throughout which they are going to be questioned about their intentions behind doing the recce in Ayodhya and their different hyperlinks with Khalistani terrorists based mostly in Canada.
A senior ATS official stated the particular decide of NIA/ATS court docket in Lucknow, Vivekanand Sharan Tripathi, granted the custody remand of all three suspects recognized as Rajasthan residents Shankar Dussad alias Shankar Jajod, Ajit Kumar Sharma and Pradeep Puniya. He stated Shankar Dussad and Pradeep Puniya have been residents of Sikar district whereas Ajit Kumar Sharma was a resident of Jhunjhunu district.
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As per the ATS official, the three suspects had been underneath radar since January 17 evening and have been arrested after their Khalistani hyperlinks have been confirmed when a recorded voice message by Khalistani leaders was circulated on some individuals’s cell phones in Lucknow.
The recorded voice message was in a male voice. Within the message, a person posing as Canada-based Khalistan terrorist Gurupatwant Singh Pannu, addressing chief minister Yogi Adityanath, stated that Sikh for Justice (SFJ) (a US-based group that helps the secession of Punjab from India as Khalistan) was going to carry him (Yogi) accountable on January 22 and Ram temple consecration was not going to save lots of him. The recorded message additionally talked about the arrest of two of SFJ members from Ayodhya.
This alerted the safety businesses. The UP ATS officers stated after complaints from a number of individuals of having acquired such recorded voice calls from totally different international numbers, digital and cyber consultants of the ATS had been placed on the job to hint the particular person or group behind it.