Mobile Internet & SMS Services to Remain Suspended till 12 PM tomorrow

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The Extension Orders issued in interest of Public safety.

Mobile Internet & SMS Services Remain Suspended

CHANDIGARH: All mobile internet services, all SMS services (except banking & mobile recharge) and all dongle services provided on mobile networks, except the voice call, in Punjab shall be suspended till 12:00 pm on March 21 (Tuesday), stated official orders.  

The Punjab government has extended the ban on Mobile internet services after taking in view the continued search for WPD (Waris Punjab De) Chief Amritpal Singh and other wanted elements. The extension orders have been issued in interest of Public safety. 

It is worth noting that the latest news which has come to the fore as part of the police investigation in Amritpal Singh case is that the Jalandhar police has seized the Mercedes car of 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh. 

According to the sources, Amritpal Singh's uncle Harjit Singh and his driver Harpreet have surrendered before the police. Media reports said that the police has detained Amritpal Singh's uncle and driver. This has been confirmed by Jalandhar SSP Swarndeep Singh that a campaign was launched in this regard late at night. After which, the police seized the vehicle and detained uncle and driver of 'Waris Punjab De' chief from Mehatpur area.

Sources said that the seized vehicle is present outside the Mehatpur police station while there is no information about the whereabouts of Amritpal Singh's uncle and the driver. Notably, Police said that Amritpal Singh is still out of police custody and a continuous search operation is being conducted by the cops in search of him.