Nabha jailbreak mastermind Parminder Singh says fugitives hiding in Karnal, Panipat

Muzaffarnagar: The alleged mastermind in the Nabha jailbreak case Parminder has claimed that eight persons were involved in the incident and the five fugitives were in Karnal and Panipat in search of a hideout, police said on Monday.

Nabha jail. File photo. PTI

Nabha jail. File photo. PTI

Parminder alias Penda, who was arrested on Sunday in Shamli district hours after the jailbreak in which six prisoners including Khalistani Liberation Force (KLF) Chief Harminder Singh Mintoo escaped, told police during interrogation that he was staying in a hideout in Dehradun. He claimed that besides him seven persons were involved in the jailbreak and he was in contact with them through WhatsApp.

During interrogation, Parminder said that he was also involved in narcotic smuggling in states including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab, SP Ajay Sharma said.

Parminder was accused of killing Punjab police inspector Gurudev and he was on the run, police said.

Last evening, when he was travelling to Dehradun his vehicle was intercepted by police at a check post in Kairana in Shamli district in western Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Further investigations also revealed that Parminder was also involved in theft cases.

Police said it had recovered two SLRs, three other rifles, 544 cartridges and mobile phone from his possession.

Updated Date: Nov 28, 2016 14:54 PM

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