UP ATS arrests key arms supplier of Khalistan Liberation Force

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LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (UPATS) arrested Javed Khan, a

key arms supplier

of

Khalistan Liberation Force

(KLF), from Hapur on Sunday. ATS is probing his supply channel and chains in

UP

.
An information about movement of Javed was shared by

Punjab

police and passed to ATS in UP last week.
An ATS official privy to the probe said that Javed is also a close aide of Ashish, who is considered to be the right hand of Gugni Grewal aka Harmeet Singh chief of KLF and supplier of weapons to the force.
Javed’s aide Ashish also has a role in murder of RSS and Shiv Sena workers in 2016. Ashish was arrested by the UPATS on February 1, 2020.
ATS said that weapons provided by Javed also led to the killing of top RSS leader retired brigadier Jagdish Kumar Gagneja. In this murder, Javed’s aide Ashish arrested earlier by

UP ATS

was also involved. Currently, this case is being worked upon by NIA.
ADG ATS, DK Thakur, said that Javed was named in other cases including illegal sale of liquor from as long as 1997 from Meerut district. He had also supplied three pistols on the direction of Dharmendra Singh alias Gugni currently lodged in Tihar jail and active member of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) whom he got in touch last October.
Thakur also said that the case was worked upon by the information of Punjab police while a hunt is on about other partners and associates of gang members of Gugni in Uttar Pradesh.
Sources privy to the probe said that the call detail record of Javed was scanned which also revealed some numbers from Pakistan.

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