A person who supplied arms to the main accused in the killings of Hindu leaders has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency.
The NIA arrested Parvez alias Farru from Meerut with the help of the local police.
During the investigation it was found that he was connected to the key accused in the murder of Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana. The NIA learnt that Farru had supplied arms to Hardeep Singh alias Shera, the main accused in the case.
It was further found that the murder of Gosain was part of the targeted killing of Hindu leaders. The NIA learnt that Farru had been in close contact with Shera and had regularly supplied arms.
The NIA is not probing this as an isolated case. It says that this is an international conspiracy aimed at targeting Hindu leaders in a bid to create a law and order problem in Punjab. It is also part of a larger international conspiracy to revive militancy in Punjab the NIA also said.
The NIA has so far arrested a total of 11 persons including Parvez. The NIA says that the weapons supplied by Farru were used in most of the incidents. In total, the NIA has found that there are 8 similar cases.
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