Amritpal Singh arrested: In a major breakthrough amid the ongoing search, ‘Waris Punjab D’ chief Amritpal Singh was arrested by the Punjab Police from Moga district of Punjab today (April 23). Sources in the Punjab Police said that he is likely to be transferred to Dibrugarh in Assam. Earlier on Saturday, when Union Home Minister Amit Shah was asked about Amritpal Singh’s arrest and absconding for a long time, he said, “May be it happens sometime.” On 18 April, in a joint operation by the Punjab and Delhi police, two more associates of fugitive radical preacher Amritpal Singh were arrested in Mohali, Punjab. On 15 April, the Punjab police arrested his close aide Joga Singh from Sirhind in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Papalpreet Singh, another close aide of the pro-Khalistani leader, was arrested on April 10 in an operation carried out by the Punjab Police and its counter-intelligence unit. The hardline leader was declared a “fugitive” while he was arrested earlier in March. had fled. His 2 cars were seized and the gunmen were arrested. We also checked whether the weapons of his security escorts were purchased legally. A case has been registered. Punjab Police Amritpal A search has been started for Singh and we are hopeful that he will be arrested soon,” Chahal said, adding that a total of 78 people have been arrested so far and further searches and raids are underway.