Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India] February 14 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one absconding accused from Meerut in Punjab’s targeted killing case and was later produced before the NIA Special Court in Mohali.Also Read - No Charter Flights: MI, CSK, PBKS Players to Fly Commercial; Undergo 6-Day Quarantine

The court has granted one day NIA custody for his interrogation. Also Read - From Compulsory Leaves to Forced Resignations, How Countries Making COVID Vaccines Must For Citizens

Parvez was arrested on late Tuesday night, who was wanted in connection with supplying arms to Hardeep Singh, one of the main accused in the cases related to targeted killings in Punjab during 2016 and 2017. Also Read - Punjab Lockdown: State Extends Covid Restrictions Till Sept 30, Limits Public Gathering to 300 | Guidelines Here

The targeted killings of persons were executed as part of an international conspiracy, whose objective was to destabilise the law and order situation in Punjab and to revive militancy in the state.

Total eleven people, including Parvez, have so far been arrested in the various cases relating to the targeted killings.

The weapons supplied by were used in several of the eight incidents committed as part of the conspiracy. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.