These days, the name of Harvinder Singh Randa has come to the fore once again in the incidents of terrorist conspiracies in Punjab. Haryana police have recently arrested four persons in Karnal on charges of carrying explosives and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). While the police are investigating the role of those involved in this conspiracy, the name of Harvinder Singh Randa has come to the fore once again. According to initial reports, the four were being supplied explosives by Harvinder Singh Randa through a cross-border drone. Let us know who is Harvinder Singh Randa?
History in the conspiracy
According to official records of Chandigarh Police, Randa is believed to be in Pakistan at the moment. He is a shredder in history planning at least four murders and several murder cases. During his tenure as a student at Punjab University, Randa had threatened to kill Sector 11 KSHO. Allegedly backed by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Randa was active in Punjab’s political circles before joining terrorist organizations.
The relative was killed at the age of 18.
Randa, a resident of Tarn Taran in Punjab, shifted with her family to Nanded, Maharashtra at the age of 11. According to police records, he allegedly killed a relative at the age of 18 in a family dispute. He even resorted to extortion and murder from local traders during his family stay in Nanded, Maharashtra. According to police records, two cases of murder and conspiracy to commit murder and violation of Arms Act have been registered against him in Wazirabad and Vimantal police stations.
Declared a fugitive for 6 years.
Harvinder Singh Randa was declared a fugitive in 2016. According to reports, a multi-agency investigation into the module of terrorism is currently underway, which is believed to be linked. According to an Indian Express report, Randa killed the sarpanch of a village outside a local gurdwara in Hoshiarpur. In 2017, police were informed that Randa and his wife Harpreet Kaur were staying at a hotel in Bangalore. When the compound was raided, Randa managed to escape through a room window. Police have arrested his wife.