Ludhiana court blast case: NIA arrests main accused Harpreet Singh
In a major breakthrough, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested absconding terrorist Harpreet Singh, accused in the Ludhiana court bomb blast case. The accused Harpreet Singh has been arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has got major success in the Ludhiana court blast case. NIA has arrested the absconding most wanted terrorist Harpreet Singh alias Happy Malaysia. Harpreet Singh is the main accused in the Ludhiana court bomb blast case. The NIA arrested him from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. He was arrested on December 23, 2021, in a bomb blast in Ludhiana Court. One person was killed and six people were injured in that blast.
In December 2021 there was a bomb blast in the Ludhiana District Court. Gagandeep Singh, a sacked employee of the Punjab Police, was killed in the blast. Six other people were injured in the incident. A case regarding this was registered on 23 December 2021 at District Ludhiana Commissionerate, Punjab. And the NIA re-registered the case on January 13, 2021.
Investigation revealed that Harpreet Singh was one of the conspirators of the Ludhiana court blast along with an aide of Pakistan-based ISYF self-styled chief Lakhbir Singh Rode. Acting on the instructions of Lakhbir Singh Rode, he coordinated the delivery of custom-made IEDs. Which was sent from Pakistan to allies in India. It was used in the Ludhiana Court Complex blast.
The arrested accused is also involved in various cases including the smuggling of explosives, arms and narcotics. Earlier, NIA had declared a reward of Rs 10 lakh on Harpreet Singh. The non-bailable warrant was issued by the special NIA court. Further investigation is on in the matter.