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Arms supplier arrested in UP

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Lucknow, June 7

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested an alleged arms supplier to Khalistani terrorists.

Additional DGP, ATS, Dhruva Kant Thakur, said: "The ATS has arrested Javed, an arms supplier to Khalistani terrorists, from Hapur. Javed is a resident of the Kithore area of Meerut. His interrogation is on and the Punjab Police have been informed about the arrest."

He said Javed was arrested following inputs from the state special cell, Amritsar. The accused had supplied illegal arms to criminals in Amritsar. ATS officials said the Punjab Police were looking for Javed. Earlier in May, in a joint operation of the UP ATS and the Special Operation Group of the Punjab Police, Tirath Singh, a suspected terrorist owing allegiance to the Khalistan movement, was arrested from Meerut. — PTI

from The Tribune

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