Chandigarh: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed an increase in charge sheets against two persons in connection with the bomb blast in the Ludhiana court complex. These include the chief of the Pakistan-based Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF). On December 23, 2021, one person was killed and six others were injured in a blast in the court premises.
The NIA has filed a charge sheet under the UAPA against Harpreet Singh alias Happy Malaysia of Amritsar and Lakhbir Singh alias Rode of Moga.
The NIA said that it has been found that Lakhbir Singh is in Pakistan from where he used to send explosive material to India to carry out blasts in Punjab. He heads the banned Outfit Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) and the International Sikh Youth Federation (ISFY).
The NIA claimed that he was behind the bomb blast. Happy, who hails from Amritsar, was arrested from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi in December 2022 on his return from Malaysia. Charges have been framed against the two in the charge sheet filed in the special NIA court in Mohali.
Charges have been framed against the two in the charge sheet filed in the special NIA court in Mohali. Investigations by the NIA have revealed that the explosive material for the blast in the Ludhiana court complex was sent by Rode to Punjab through the border.