The Delhi police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a member of a banned militant outfit Khalistan Commando Force (KCF) and an associate Jarnail Singh Bhinderwale.
The accused Gursewak Singh (53), a member of Khalistan Commando Force (KCF) and was planning to re-constitute his organization on directions of KCF chief Paramjeet Singh Panjwad, who was based in Pakistan, police said.
Singh was also in touch with Jagtaar Singh Hawara and other terrorists lodged in various jails in India including Tihar jail, police said adding Gursewak was arrested by the crime branch from ISBT Delhi on March 12 where he had come to meet one of his contacts, as per a report published in PTI.
Gursewak was previously involved in more than 50 cases of “terrorist activities”, murders of police officials and informers, robberies in banks and police station among others, said Ajit Kumar Singla, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime).
The cops also added that he remained in jail for more than 26 years in different cases and was in regular touch with some ‘Pakistan based terrorists.’
Police said Singh was born in a farmer family residing in Raikot village in Punjab’s Ludhiana district.
“His elder brother Swaran Singh was a member of the terrorist group led by Bhinderwale in Punjab in 1980s. Gursewak also joined the group in 1982,” the police official said.