India’s NIA raids 9 locations in Punjab, up against Khalistani members

New Delhi, July 02 (KMS): In India, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) launched raids and search operations in Punjab and Utter Pradesh states against the members of Sikh organizations demanding separate homeland for SIkhs.

The NIA said that it conducted searches at nine locations in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh in connection with a case of May 2021 against Khalistani members at Mehna area of Moga in Punjab.

A senior NIA official said the searches were conducted in Beehla area of Barnala, Dala of Moga, Ghall Khurd and Satiawala areas in Ferozepur in Punjab, and Hastinapur and Udyawali in Uttar Pradesh.

“During the searches empty bullet cartridges, one polybag containing 122 grams of narcotic substance, digital devices including compact drives, mobile phones, SIM cards and many incriminating documents were recovered,” he claimed.

The NIA officials said during investigation three persons have been arrested and they were supporters of Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF).