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Man arrested from Punjab for tying Khalistani flags at Himachal Pradesh meeting gate

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Man arrested from Punjab for tying Khalistani flags at Himachal Pradesh assembly gate

By PTI

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested a person from Punjab for placing up Khalistan flags on the principle gate of the winter state meeting in Dharamshala and scrawling slogans on its partitions, the state chief minister stated.

The man had allegedly tied the flags of the secessionist group on Sunday — an act which was condemned throughout social gathering strains. Search for a second accused is on and he can be caught quickly, CM Jai Ram Thakur stated.

In an announcement issued right here Wednesday, Thakur knowledgeable media concerning the police breakthrough which arrested one Harvir Singh from Punjab within the morning.

Singh has confessed to have put up the Khalistani flag and vandalising the outer wall of the HP Vidhan Sabha complicated at Dharamshala with separatist slogans, he stated.

Thakur stated that the police whereas arresting Singh adopted all procedures and the rule of regulation full with an arrest warrant secured from a reliable courtroom.

The Himachal Pradesh Police had booked ‘Sikhs for Justice’ chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and had sealed the state’s borders in response. SFJ is an extremist group based mostly overseas that has been demanding a separate Khalistan.