Amritpal nonetheless on run; cops query spouse, mom

Jalandhar SSP Swarnadeep Singh stated Amritpal had fled allegedly in direction of Phillaur, leaving the bike at Darapur village.

Residence of Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal SinghResidence of Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh at Jallupur Khera village in Amritsar district on Wednesday. (PTI)

Whereas Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh continued to elude the authorities for the fifth day, Punjab Police on Wednesday recovered the motorbike that he had reportedly used to flee and questioned his spouse Kirandeep Kaur, an NRI, at his native village in reference to fundings obtained by his organisation.

The bike on which he escaped was discovered close to a canal in Jalandhar, police stated.

Screengrab of a video exhibiting Amritpal Singh on a motorbike in a village in Jalandhar and the Brezza automobile by which he escaped.

Jalandhar SSP Swarnadeep Singh stated Amritpal had fled allegedly in direction of Phillaur, leaving the bike at Darapur village.

A police workforce headed by two officers, together with a lady DSP, questioned Amritpal’s spouse and his mom at their home in Jallupur Khera village on Wednesday afternoon. Her identify allegedly got here up in reference to funds obtained from overseas sources for Amritpal’s actions and the group Waris Punjab De.

Amritpal acquired married to the UK-based Kirandeep in February. A senior police officer stated the 2 grew to become mates over the Web and subsequently bonded over their ideology.

On Wednesday, The Indian Categorical went to her village, Kullar, close to Jalandhar, and located the household’s home locked. Neighbours stated the household had migrated to the UK a very long time in the past and infrequently visited the village. They stated Amritpal had by no means come to the village and Kirandeep, too, had not been to her ancestral home after getting married.

Villagers at Nangal Ambian village in Jalandhar, the place Amritpal had reportedly become western apparel, stated he remained there till slightly earlier than 3 pm.

On Wednesday, Shahkot police station in Jalandhar district registered one other case towards Amritpal based mostly on the assertion of Ranjit Singh, the priest of Nangal Ambian village the place he reportedly modified his garments.

On Saturday, after police launched a crackdown towards him and his organisation, Amritpal managed to present police the slip after altering his automobile, in accordance with the police. He was initially in a Mercedes however switched to a Maruti Brezza SUV in the course of the police motion, police have stated. On Tuesday, a photograph appeared on social media exhibiting a person who gave the impression to be Amritpal using pillion on a motorbike, carrying a pink turban and goggles, indicating that he had tried to change his look to hoodwink the police.

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