Punjab Police arrest two Babbar Khalsa
The Punjab Police toady claimed a major break through in the assassination case of Rulda Singh, president of the Punjab Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, a wing of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh, who was shot at and seriously injured by two unidentified persons at his residence near New Grain market on July 29.He later died on August 15 in the PGI at Chandigarh due to the bullet injuries.The police arrested two militants of the Babbar Khalsa this morning near Rethkheri viilage on Patiala-Sirhind road, DIG of Patiala range S K Asthana and SSP Arpit Shukla disclosed at a joint media conference.Mr Shukla identified the arrested militants as Jagmohan Singh and Darshan Singh, of Bassi Pathana in Fatehgarh Sahib district. The duo was arrested at a check point that was setup by a police party headed by CIA inspector, Jassa Singh. Police also recovered one .32 bore pistol from them. Mr Asthana claimed that Jagmohan Singh has admitted that he had opened fire on Rulda Singh. They committed the crime on the directions of Paramjit Singh Pamma, a Babbar Khalsa activist residing in England and Jagtar Singh Tara, an accused in the assasination case of former chief minister Beant Singh. Tara had escaped from Chandigarh's Burail Jail in 2004 along with Jagtar Singh Hawara and two others. While Hawara was arrested and has been sentenced to death in the assassination case, Tara is still at large.