Delhi Police has arrested a man named Malak Singh for painting pro-Khalistan graffiti on a flyover on the instructions of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, founder of banned outfit – Sikh for Justice. Police said this was the third such crime and on previous occasions also the criminals were acting on the instructions of Pannun. Police said the suspect was promised safe passage to Canada after the act.
Delhi Police Special Commissioner HGS Dhaliwal said, “Malak Singh alias Malik, a resident of Kurukshetra, was arrested by the Special Cell team from Kaithal a day ago. He had painted graffiti in the limits of Kashmere Gate police station on September 27. created.” A case was registered in connection with the same…” “He had created graffiti on two occasions earlier. This was done on both the occasions on the instructions of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.” He was caught by the Special Cell. So this time he took more precautions. Dhaliwal said, “According to his interrogation, this is the fourth such incident done by him this year.” …he was also tasked with creating graffiti before the World Cup final, but our team caught him before that.”
HGS Dhaliwal, Special Commissioner of Police, Delhi, says, “The World Cup was a high-visibility event and they wanted to do graffiti at some place or choose a day that would highlight their work even more…They were paid a few thousand rupees. Rupees were given. But the main inducement given to him was to paint graffiti on some high-value target or day and then go to Nepal from where he would somehow be taken to Canada.”
According to news website Deccan Herald, on September 27, pro-Khalistan slogans were found written on Delhi’s Kashmiri Gate flyover, after which an FIR was registered. Malak Singh, about 35, is suspected of painting similar graffiti in other parts of India, news website Hindustan Times reported. Now raids are underway to ascertain his connections and other similar crimes in Punjab.