We have solved the RPG Attack Case of Tarn Taran says Punjab DGP, releases the case details

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Bhavna Choudhary
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The RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) incident that took place at the Sarhali Police Station, in the state's Tarn Taran area last week has been solved, according to Punjab police on Friday.

“We have solved the RPG attack case which was carried out at the Sarhali Police Station, Tarn Taran on December 9. In this attack, a 70 mm caliber RPG 26 was used which was normally used by Mujahideen and it was sourced from across the border in a consignment,” said Punjab DGP Gaurav Yadav.

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Director-General of Police Gaurav Yadav said that seven suspects had been taken into custody and that Canadian-based gangster Lakhbir Singh Landa had planned the attack, which included two young people using RPGs to attack the Sarhali Police Station.

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"The mastermind behind the operation is Lakhbir Singh Landa, a terrorist who resided in Canada. He got it conducted through his two Europe-based handlers - Satbir Satta and Gurdev Jassal. They mostly operated through Ajmeet Singh, who is currently imprisoned in Goindwal Sahib."

‘"We have (recovered) RPG 26 and the launcher, .32 bore pistol with 15 bullets, hand grenades, .30 bore pistol with 35 live bullets and .32 bore pistol with five live bullets. Bike used in the crime was also recovered." the Punjab DGP informed.

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Tarn Taran police station in Punjab was attacked early on Saturday, December 10 with a rocket launcher. In this incident, the police station’s building suffered significant damage but there were no reported casualties in the incident.

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