Chandigarh — The president of the youth wing of the Akali Dal, Mr. Prem Singh Chandumajra, and three other suspected extremists were arrested while three others surrendered before the police in Punjab reports said here’ on Wednesday.

Some arms and ammunition were also seized from the three extremists arrested in Faridkot, the district police said.

In Amritsar, two Akali leaders, Mr. Surjan Singh, Thekedar, convenor, off the Akali Dal adhéc committee, and” the acting SGPC president, Mr. Prem Singh Lalpura, condemned the arrest of Mr. Chandumajra, in Patiala.

In a joint statement they warned that such “provocative activities” would further deteriorate the situation in Punjab.

Article extracted from this publication >>  February 22, 1985