Morning action by anti-terror agency of India, conducting raids over 100 locations in six states
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in / May 17,2023
In an early action by National Investigation Agency (NIA) against the terror-narcotics smugglers, gangsters, is conducting searches over 100 locations in six states-Haryana, Punjab, UP, Uttrakhand, MP, Rajasthan.
The anti-terror agency in close coordination with state police forces conducted these raids since early Wednesday at the premises and other places linked to suspects. The raids are still going on. The raids are being conducted in connection with three separate cases lodged by the NIA last year– RC 37, 38, 39/2022/NIA/DLI.
As per available information, the agency on January 25 this year arrested one Deepak Ranga, the main shooter in the RPG attack on Punjab Police Intelligence Headquarters in Mohali in May 2022 in its case RC-37/2022/NIA/DLI, from Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur as he was a close associate of Canada based gangster-turned-terrorist Lakhbir Singh Sandhu alias Landa and Pakistan based gangster-turned-terrorist Harvinder Singh Sandhu alias Rinda.
As per sources, apart from his involvement in the May RPG attack, Deepak has been involved in a number of other violent terrorist and criminal offences, including violent killings. He has been actively receiving terror funds and logistical support from Rinda and Landa.