Fugitive Amritpal Singh Posts Video Whereas On The Run From Cops

Amritpal Singh has been on the run since final week.

New Delhi:

Radical Sikh preacher Amritpal Singh, who has managed to evade an enormous manhunt by the police for 12 days, on Wednesday launched a video, confirming that he stays at massive.

The video emerged as sources within the police claimed Amritpal Singh has returned to Punjab and plans to give up.

The self-styled preacher, who helps a name for a separate homeland for Sikhs and is needed for an armed raid on a police station final month, was mentioned to be travelling to Amritsar by the villages of Hoshiarpur when the Punjab Police was tipped off about his presence within the space, sources mentioned.

On Tuesday evening, the police launched an enormous door-to-door search operation in Hoshiarpur and neighbouring villages to catch him and his associates, who’re accused in a number of felony circumstances.

Nevertheless, Amritpal Singh appeared to have escaped, ditching an Innova automobile at a gurdwara within the Maraiyan village of Hoshiarpur and fleeing into the fields. The police later recovered the automobile.

A cordon and search operation was launched in and across the village, whereas checkposts and barricades had been raised on the roads to catch the suspects.

Sources mentioned that Amritpal Singh was planning to provide an interview to a global information company earlier than surrendering, however modified his thoughts after realising that he had no likelihood of escaping.

The Punjab Police have been below immense strain to arrest him and his supporters after they revived reminiscences of the Nineteen Eighties Punjab insurgency, through which hundreds died.

He went lacking following a police crackdown in opposition to him and members of his pro-Khalistan ‘Waris Punjab De’ outfit on March 18, about three weeks after he and his supporters stormed the Ajnala police station close to Amritsar to safe the discharge of an arrested man.

The preacher escaped the police dragnet in Jalandhar district, switching automobiles and altering appearances.

On Tuesday, a brand new video of Amritpal Singh along with his key aide Papalpreet Singh surfaced on social media, displaying the preacher and not using a turban and sporting a masks.

The undated CCTV footage, mentioned to be from a market in Delhi, confirmed the fugitive strolling down a avenue sporting darkish glasses. Behind him, Papalpreet Singh may very well be seen strolling with a bag.

The Punjab Police haven’t commented on the footage but. A senior Delhi Police official mentioned they’re probing whether or not the individuals seen within the video are Amritpal Singh and his aide.