Amritpal Singh was reportedly arrested 23 days after he and his supporters engaged in a violent confrontation with the Punjab Police in Ajnala.
Former Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa praised the action by Punjab Police and urged the Punjabi people to maintain peace in the state.
His six closest aides were detained earlier. Reports indicate that Section 144 has been implemented in the Muktsar district.
As a result, the situation is tense throughout the entire state of Punjab, and internet access has been cut off in certain regions.
As Internet access was prohibited, the Punjab Police urged individuals to maintain peace and harmony and refrain from disseminating panic, false information, or hate speech.
As a direct result of this event, internet connection has been cut off throughout the state.
The children were between 12 and 15 years old. They were sent to a children’s home in Jamalpur after medical examination, they said.
The girls came by train and reached the central jail in Bathinda on Wednesday, a police official said.
The chief minister also said that a decision to regularise the services of 14,000 temporary employees in the education department and 14,000 in other departments has been taken.
The Police have also recovered Rs 10.36 crores of drug money from the possession of drug smugglers arrested in these eight months.
An advocate by profession, 32-year-old Bains hails from Gambhirpur village in Anandpur Sahib. In the 2017 elections, he contested unsuccessfully from the Sahnewal constituency.
Seven prison officials were suspended and five of them, including the jail superintendent, were arrested following the viral clip which also showed the gangsters pointing to the bodies lying on the floor with some on-duty police personnel nearby.
The video of the incident, which took place in Mohali, did rounds on social media.
Two men, Gurjeet Singh and Kishan Bhagwan Singh, were killed in Behbal Kalan in police firing during a protest that had sparked in the wake of the incidents. Several other people were injured in the police firing.
The development came a day after supporters of preacher and Khalistani sympathiser Amritpal Singh had stormed the Ajnala police station demanding the release of his aide.
According to railway officials, 10 trains, including the ones from Verka to Pathankot and Pathankot to Amritsar, were cancelled because of the stir.
The bribes were allegedly circulated to officers at every level reaching up to headquarters in a well defined percentage of cuts at each level, it alleged.
The police reached the spot and started investigating the matter. But, the accused who fired the shots was able to flee and the police are searching for him.
In a press note, the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) stated that the farmers are protesting against the construction of the Delhi-Katra expressway and the Batala highway.