Multiple pro-Khalistani graffiti were found sprayed at various locations in Vikaspuri, Janakpuri, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Meera Bagh and adjoining parts of western Delhi and a video from SFJ was released threatening an attack on Republic Day
New Delhi, January 30
The Delhi Police Special Cell have arrested two associates of the SFJ (Sikhs For Justice) graffiti case where the banned Khalistani outfit has put up graffitis in many areas of the national capital. The SFJ claimed responsibility for the incident through a video message.
The Special Cell stated that a week before Republic Day, multiple pro-Khalistani graffiti were found sprayed at various locations in Vikaspuri, Janakpuri, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Meera Bagh and adjoining parts of western Delhi.
The corresponding video also appeared over the internet, wherein Gurpatwant Singh Pannun from SFJ (Sikh For Justice) claimed that these graffiti were sprayed by SFJ Cadres. He further claimed that Khalistani supporters have reached Delhi and that they will target Delhi and will raise the Khalistani flag in Delhi on Republic Day. The graffiti at different places hadmention of following words/slogans in English & Gurmukhi: “Khalistan Zindabad”, “SFJ”, “1984”, “Punjab Banega Khalistan”, “Referendum 2020 Vote for Khalistan”.
The Special Cell filed a case and began an investigation under DCP Pramod Kushwaha. The team exposed the sinister design of banned Pro-Khalistani unlawful association Sikh For Justice (SFJ) to incite sentiments against sovereignty and integrity of India by arresting two of the perpetrators .
The accused have been identified as Vikram Singh of Tilak Nagar (29) and Balram Singh (34) of Bharatpur both working at a prominent hotel in Aerocity.
Special CP (Special Cell), HGS Dhaliwal said, "The arrested persons were tasked to paint graffiti of pro-Khalistani slogans in western part of Delhi in lieu of Rs 2 lakhs and further lucrative offers in future. The accused persons clandestinely sprayed these Pro-Khalistani graffiti during the intervening night of 18th & 19th January and recorded videos of the same. These videos were sent to senior cadres of Sikh For Justice based abroad. Proscribed terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun then broadcasted through Youtube claiming responsibility of Graffiti and threatening attack on Republic Day".
The official added that multiple cases were registered in various police stations of Delhi.
The Special Cell indulged round the clock surveillance was mounted on persons of interest, Hundreds of hours of CCTV footage were analysed and after development of all the inputs generated through different means and efforts of multiple teams stationed in the area of Vikaspuri, Janakpuri, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Meera Bagh and adjoining parts of western Delhi, the suspects were zeroed-in.
The agency seized a motorcycle used for the crime along with six spray-paint bottles of multiple colours along with a bag, two mobile phones, clothes including jacket worn on the day of the incident and bed sheet used to cover the number plate and shoes.