The banned terrorist outfit, Babbar Khalsa International which has been named for its involvement in several terror acts in, was trying to use the smuggling network of Nishan Singh who was arrested by Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) last week, for smuggling of arms, ammunitions and explosives.
Additional Director General and ATS chief Rakesh Maria said that Nishan, who was arrested from Chembur while he was returning to Punjab , was taken to Punjab by an ATS team. "The ATS and Punjab police's counter intelligence teams are working together and have uncovered several arms and ammunitions from his house in Punjab," Maria said.
Maria said that the agencies found one AK 47 rifle and its 110 rounds, one .30 Chinese made pistol, one 9 mm Belgium made pistol and its eight rounds, .32 pistol of French make and one .32 Kanpur Ordinance Factory made pistol and its 10 rounds. All these arms and ammunitions were found from his house in Dahleke village in Tarn Taran District. The village is situated 30 kms from Indo-Pak border.