NIA carries out multi-state crackdown against Khalistan terror group, Bishnoi gang | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency – in a fresh, multi-state crackdown against the banned outfit Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), Lawrence Bishnoi crime syndicate and other terrorist organisations/criminal gangs – raided 32 locations on Thursday, seizing illegal arms and ammunition, cash and ‘incriminating’ documents.
The crackdown covered raids at 16 locations in a case relating to the activities of BKI chief and members, seven locations linked to a case registered against the organised criminal gang run on the directions of Bishnoi and his Canada-based associate Goldy Brar, and nine in a third case relating to terror and criminal conspiracies hatched by proscribed terrorist organisations and criminal gangs based in India and abroad.
The 32 locations searched on Thursday span five states – Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Delhi – as well as Union territory of Chandigarh.
The seizures made by the NIA teams during the searches included two pistols, two magazines and ammunition, cash amounting to Rs 4.6 lakh, documents and digital devices.
“The terror hardware is being used by operatives/members of terror outfits and organised criminal syndicates for carrying out bomb explosions, targeted killings, extortions, terror funding of terror outfits, etc. in various parts of the country,” NIA said in a statement.

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