Gurpatwant Singh Pannun Booked: Khalistani flags were found hanging at the assembly gate in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamsala on Sunday. The police have registered a case against Sikh for Justice leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannu under the Anti-Terrorism Act (UAPA). Himachal Pradesh Police Chief Sanjay Kundu ordered sealing of the state’s border and enhanced statewide security, citing “pro-Khalistan activities” in the state and proclamation of June 6 as Khalistan “referendum day” by the banned outfit. gave.
Police said the sealing of the border meant that vehicles and people entering the hill state would be subjected to strict scrutiny. Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police Kundu said that Pannu has been booked as the prime accused under Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and Section 153A and 153B of the Indian Penal Code, besides Section 3 of HP Open Places (Prevention of Defacement). Has been recorded.
Whereas Section 13 of the UAPA deals with the offense of abetting or abetting acts of terrorism. Sections 153A and 153B of the IPC deal with the offenses of promoting communal or communal division and enmity. Kundu said an FIR has been registered against Pannu and others on the complaint of Ram Chand alias Ajay Kumar of Kaned village under Dharamshala tehsil of Kangra district. In a statement, the DGP said that Gurpatwant Singh Pannu has been made the main accused in the case. A case has been registered at Dharamshala police station.