New Delhi: The National Security Agency (NSA) officers interrogated Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh, his associate Papalpreet and others in the Assam’s Dibrugarh jail on Wednesday. The board members met Amritpal and his associates separately and recorded their statements.
However, details of what questions were asked and how the statements were recorded have not yet been made public by the officers.
The board members, headed by former High Court judge Shabihul Hasnain, members Suvir Siokand, Divyanshu Jain, Punjab Police IG Rakesh Agarwal, met them.
Nine Punjabi youths, including Amritpal Singh and his close aide Papalpreet Singh, are lodged in Assam’s Dibrugarh jail under the National Security Act for attacking the Ajnala police station in Punjab and indulging in Khalistani activities. Papalpreet was arrested on April 10 and lodged in Dibrugarh jail on April 11.
On April 23, Amritpal Singh was arrested by the Punjab Police from the Gurdwara of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala’s village Rode after a 36-day run. Before his arrest here, he paid obeisance at the Gurdwara and also addressed the sangat present there.
Recently, Amritpal Singh’s mother Balwinder Kaur and father Tarsem Singh also reached Dibrugarh jail in Assam to meet him.
Earlier, Amritpal’s NRI wife Kiranpal Kaur met him on May 4.