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Moga extortion case: NIA team searches UP village for suspects

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), October 7

A group of Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) reached a village in Meerut district to seek for two males, who’re suspected to have provided unlawful arms for an extortion racket that was busted in Punjab’s Moga in Might this yr.

The gang is allegedly being run by Khalistan separatists settled overseas.

The NIA group handed over notices to the households of the 2 suspects on Wednesday and requested them to look at their workplace in Chandigarh for questioning.

The primary case within the alleged extortion racket was registered in Moga on Might 22 this yr. And after the names of separatists got here up, the NIA took over the probe within the case on June 10.

In July, it had arrested an alleged arms trafficker from Meerut.

The NIA had stated in a press release then, that “Gagandeep Singh was concerned in smuggling of weapons on the instructions of Arshdeep, one of many most important accused within the case and a detailed aide of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, the chief of Khalistan Tiger Power.” In keeping with sources, the properties of Jalish Ahmad and Mohd Khilafat within the Radhna village had been raided by the NIA group.

IANS

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