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Chandigarh: Carrying swords and arms, supporters of Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh, chief of the Waris Punjab De group, on Thursday clashed with police and forcefully seized a police complex in Punjab’s Amritsar district to demand the release of their activist within 24 hours.
Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh worked in transport business in Dubai & came back only in 2022 and became head of ‘Waris Punjab De’ organization. Today, mob attacked Ajnala police station in Amritsar, Punjab & demanded the release of Lovepreet Toofan (close aide of Amritpal). pic.twitter.com/yV9RYFlGMA — Anshul Saxena (@AskAnshul) February 23, 2023 Six policemen were injured amid the protests and were admitted to a hospital.
The protesters were staging a demonstration in Ajnala town against the arrest of Amritpal Singh’s aide Lovepreet Toofan.
To defuse the tension and in view of the situation’s sensitivity, Police Commissioner Jaskaran Singh told the media that the protesters have given enough proof that Lovepreet Toofan is innocent. “The SIT (Special Investigation Team) has taken note of it. These people will peacefully disperse now, and the law will take its course,” he said.
Also Read Khalistan ideologue, associates of criminal gangs among 6 arrested by NIA A case was registered against Amritpal Singh and his supporters for allegedly kidnapping and thrashing a resident of Chamkaur Sahib in Ropar district.
Videos and photos shared on social media showed crowd of protesters outside the police station, while the cops tried to control the crowd.

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