Chandigarh, May 5: The police today detained at least four terror suspects in the Karnal district of Haryana and seized and seized a big cache of explosives from their possession.
The accused have been identified as Gurpreet, Amandeep, Parminder, and Bhupinder. Of them, three are from Punjab’s Ferozepur and one hails from Ludhiana.
Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted a car and nabbed them near Bastara toll in Karnal.
“Desi pistol, 31 live ammunition, 3 iron containers with explosives, and nearly Rs 1.3 lakh in cash have been recovered from their possession,” said Ram Poonia, SP, Karnal.
The SP further informed that the accused were in touch with a Pakistan-based man who asked them to drop arms and ammunition at Adilabad, Telangana.
“Accused Gurpreet received explosives sent from across the border using a drone in Ferozepur district. Earlier, they dropped explosives at Nanded,” he said.
The police official further said that Harvinder Singh, a Pakistan-based man has taken part in terrorist activities and has sent two consignments already.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.