RSS man’s killing: NIA nabs one

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THE NIA has ar­rested a sus­pected arms sup­plier from Ut­tar Pradesh in con­nec­tion with its probe into the killing of RSS leader Ravin­der Go­sain in Pun­jab’s Lud­hi­ana in Oc­to­ber, 2017.

An agency spokesper­son said Parvez alias Farru, who had been on the run, was ar­rested last night from his house in Kot­wali area in Meerut. Parvez was wanted in con­nec­tion with sup­ply­ing arms to Hardeep Singh alias Shera, one of the main ac­cused in the cases re­lated to tar­geted killings in Pun­jab in 2016-2017, the spokesper­son said.

Parvez is eleventh per­son to be ar­rested by the agency. He said Parvez was pro­duced be­fore a spe­cial court in Mo­hali, which sent him to one-day cus­tody on Wed­nes­day.

The weapons sup­plied by Parvez, he said, were used with an ob­jec­tive to re­vive mil­i­tancy in Pun­jab.

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