NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (
on Wednesday performed searches at more than 100 areas in 6 states of Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh in terror-narcotics smugglers-gangsters nexus cases.
The anti-terror company in close coordination with state cops forces carried out these raids since early Wednesday at the facilities and other locations connected to suspects. The raids are still going on.
The raids are being performed in connection with 3 different cases lodged by the NIA in 2015– RC 37, 38, 39/2022/NIA/ DLI.
The firm on January 25 this year detained one Deepak Ranga, the primary shooter in the
RPG attack on Punjab Police Intelligence
head office in Mohali in May 2022 in its case RC-37/ 2022/NIA/DLI, from Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur as he was a close partner of Canada based gangster-turned-terrorist Lakhbir Singh Sandhu alias Landa and Pakistan based gangster-turned-terrorist Harvinder Singh Sandhu alias Rinda.
Apart from his participation in the May RPG attack, Deepak has actually been associated with a variety of other violent terrorist and criminal offenses, consisting of violent killings. He has actually been actively getting fear funds and logistical assistance from Rinda and Landa.
The NIA had actually signed up the case suo moto on September 20, 2022, after it emerged that terrorist attire and horror components based abroad were running in tandem with leaders and members of arranged criminal gangs running in northern states of the nation to devote
and violent criminal acts. It had likewise emerged that the
terror-gangster-drug smuggler network
was likewise taken part in smuggling terrorist hardware, such as arms, ammo dynamites, IEDs and so on throughout borders through a prevalent inter-state network of weapon runners, unlawful arms and ammo makers and providers and explosive traffickers.Since the registration of 3 criminal cases against the above terror-gangster-drug smuggler network, NIA has actually currently detained 19 leaders and members of numerous Organised criminal gangs, 2 Arms providers and one huge investor gotten in touch with the network under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Canada-based Arsh Dalla has actually been designated as an ‘private terrorist’ by the ministry of home affairs on January 9, this year.