Indian intelligence agencies have located three of 31 most-wanted gangsters in the Philippines, days after preparing the list.
The three men are close associates of Canada-based designated terrorist Arshdeep Singh Gill or Arsh Dalla of Khalistan Tiger Force, and are allegedly smuggling weapons to create unrest in Punjab.
Intelligence agencies have reportedly found Amritpal Singh, Manpreet Singh (alias Peeta), and Peeta's younger brother, who are believed to be hiding in the Philippines' Manila.
Singh is from Chand Nawan in Moga, while Peeta and his brother are both natives of Buiyan Wala village in Ferozepur.
Currently, intelligence agencies from both countries are coordinating following the successful location of the suspects.
On 9 January, the Home Ministry declared Dalla a terrorist for his involvement in murder, extortion, targeted killings, and terror activities.
Thirty-one gangsters — among them Satinderjit Singh, known as Goldy Brar, accused of being the mastermind behind the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala — have been charged with murder, extortion, and kidnapping. They are all spread across 14 countries.
The list, prepared by intelligence agencies, has been shared with Punjab Police and the National Investigation Agency. They will work with relevant agencies, including Interpol, to take appropriate action, as per an Indian Express report.
Gangster Anmol Bishnoi, also known as Bhanu, who is believed to be in hiding in the United States, is accused of carrying out targeted killings of prominent figures in the music and business industries in Punjab.
According to an official, Satinderjit Singh, Anmol Bishnoi, Harjot Singh Gill, Darmanjit Singh, and Amrit Bal are five gangsters residing in the US, while Harwinder Singh is in Pakistan.
Nine individuals accused, with various aliases such as Sukha Duneke, Baba Dalla, Sam, and others, are said to be currently residing in Canada.
The accused include Sukhdool Singh, Gurpinder Singh, Snover Dhillon, Lakhbir Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Charanjeet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, and Gagandeep Singh.
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