Radical Sikh leader Amritpal Singh has remained elusive on the second day of Punjab Police’s crackdown on Waris Punjab De while two more FIRs have been registered against him — in connection with the recovery of a weapon from an abandoned car.
Deputy Inspector General of Police (Jalandhar range) Swapan Sharma on Sunday was asked whether Amritpal Singh has been planning to flee to Canada through Nepal and whether his wife had sought a Canada visa. To this, Sharma said it is a possibility but it is a matter of investigation.
The interviews Amritpal Singh gave as part of his speeches supporting demands for Khalistan, an independent state for Sikhs, and his recent storming of a police station in Punjab in February explain why the Punjab Police are chasing him. Who is Amritpal Singh and why is Punjab police chasing him?
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