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UK citizen, accused in targeted killing cases in Pb, sent to

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

A here today sent citizen Jagtar Singh Johal, arrested in connection with targeted killing cases in Punjab, to police remand for two days in the case of firing at an Shakha in Kidwai Nagar.

On January 18 last year, two persons had opened fire outside an shakha in Kidwai Nagar. worker Naresh Chauhan had a close shave and two the suspects had fled from the spot.

He was sent to the police remand for two days in the case of firing at an RSS Shakha in Kidwai Nagar, the police said.

Johal alias Jaggi was among five accused arrested in connection with the targeted killings, including that of RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja. Johal was apprehended from

The police had last month claimed to have solved the mystery behind the attacks on RSS Shakhas and the firing on Amit Arora, a based Hindu leader. Five incidents of targeted killings had taken place between April 2016 and February 2017.

police has accused the citizen of conspiracy, coordination, funding and arranging of weapons for members of the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) module busted in connection with the targeted killings.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 20:45 IST