A member of the banned terrorist group and an associate of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, who was killed by the Army in ‘Operation Bluestar’ in 1984, was nabbed by the Delhi Police, officials said.
The accused Gursewak Singh (53) is a member of Khalistan Commando Force (KCF) and was planning to reconstitute his organisation on directions of KCF chief Paramjeet Singh Panjwad, who was based in Pakistan, the police said.
Singh was also in touch with Jagtaar Singh Hawara and other terrorists lodged in various jails in India, including Tihar jail, the police said, adding Gursewak was arrested by the crime branch from ISBT Delhi on March 12 where he had come to meet one of his contacts.
Gursewak was previously involved in more than 50 cases of terrorist activities, murders of police officials and informers, robberies in banks and police station among others, said Ajit Kumar Singla, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime). He remained in jail for more than 26 years in different cases and was in regular touch with some Pakistan-based terrorists.