Chandigarh: In the latest update to the sensational Nabha jailbreak, Parminder Singh has been arrested from Shamli, UP in connection with the jailbreak. A huge amount of arms has been recovered from his car.
Parminder Singh escaped from Nabha jail about a month back and is suspected to have aided in today’s jailbreak.
Fresh alerts has been issued in the National capital Delhi and all its borders with neighbouring states have been sealed. It is suspected that the inmates of the jailbreak are headed towards Nepal.
The Punjab government has announced an award of Rs 25 lakh for anyone who helps nab the escaped inmates.
One person (Parminder) arrested in connection with Punjab jailbreak, huge cache of arms recovered from his car in Shamli, UP pic.twitter.com/zNKHK5LweU
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Earlier today, the Punjab government suspended the DGP Jails and dismissed two jail officers following the sensational jailbreak at the maximum security Nabha prison.
“We have suspended the DGP Jails. We have dismissed the Jail Superintendent and his deputy,” Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, also the Home Minister, told the media.
“There is nothing to worry. We will catch them. One encounter has taken place. Whosoever responsible will not be spared,” Badal said.
Armed men attacked the Nabha Jail on Sunday morning and fired over 100 rounds to help two terrorists and four dreaded gangsters to escape without any retaliation from the jail security and Punjab Police.
First Published | 27 November 2016 2:21 PM