Amritsar, March 19, 2023 (PPI-OT): Warning the Indian Government of serious repercussions, Sikh Member of Parliament Simranjit Singh Mann Sunday said that he fears that Amritpal Singh, the pro-Khalistan leader may be killed in a staged encounter. Speaking to the media, Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) chief said that he has apprehensions that Amritpal Singh may be killed in an extra-judicial encounter. “I warn the Government to stop thinking on those lines as it will lead to massive anger among Sikh community globally,” he said.
He made the comments in the backdrop of the claims made by various aides of Amritpal that the WPD head was arrested by Punjab Police. “In the light of contrasting news from various media outlets, I have apprehensions of a possible extra judicial encounter of S Amritpal Singh. I advise government to refrain from any further excesses being committed on our youth,” Simaranjit Singh Mann wrote.
On Sunday, several social media users including his aides claimed that Amritpal Singh had been arrested. One of his aide in a viral video claimed that the Sikh leader had been arrested and detained at Shahpur Police station in Punjab, a video from inside the Police station has surfaced on Social media. The video is doing rounds on Social media and allegedly shows Amritpal Singh being taken in a Police vehicle inside the Police station.
Amritpal’s follower shares a video speculating their leader’s arrest and transporting to another city or state. The uncertainty over the arrest has created panic in Punjab and several residents, politicians have demanded clarity for the Government over the issue.
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