Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Singh alias Mintoo sikhrelief
Harminder Singh Mintoo, 47, accused in multiple terror-related cases, was arrested from Delhi airport in November 2014 in a major breakthrough for Punjab Police’s crackdown on pro-Khalistan forces.
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The four gangsters who fled with Mintoo were Vicky Gondar, Gurpreet Sekhon, Neeta Deol and Vikramjit.
Mintoo’s aide Gopi was tasked with executing targeted killings of Hindu leaders in 2013, which the Punjab Police foiled.
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal said a special investigation team under the ADGP rank officer has also been constituted which shall look into lapses as well as any conspiracy theories surrounding the jail break incident.
The Khalistan Liberation Force was founded after the 1984 Operation Bluestar when the Indian Army stormed the holiest Sikh shrine the Golden Temple in Amritsar to flush out militants, triggering widespread anger.