Delhi Police arrest two Babbar Khalsa militants in Jalandhar

March 20th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Delhi Police today arrested two suspected Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) militants in Jalandhar.
According to reports, a trap was laid to nab the two militants on the basis of an intelligence tip-off.
Police said the arrested militants had made plans to eliminate some religious leaders and create unrest in Punjab.
Two foreign made pistols and live cartridges were seized from them, they added.
The Babbar Khalsa is regarded as one of the oldest and most prominent of Sikh militant organisations that has been spearheading a campaign for the formation of an independent Sikh state.
Like other organisations, the Babbar Khalsa was most active during the late 1970s and 1980s. It has been listed as a terrorist organisation by the United Kingdom, the Canada, India, and the United States. (ANI)

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