Two terrorists including Khalistan Liberation Force’s Harminder Singh Mintoo, and four gangsters – Gurpreet Sekhon, Vicky Gounder, Amandeep Dhotian and Neeta Deol escaped from Nabha jail in Punjab .
Police and security agencies launched a manhunt to nab the prisoners. A man named Parminder, allegedly one of the gunmen who helped six prisoners, including a high-ranking terrorist, was arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district.
The Punjab government announced a reward of Rs 25 lakh to anyone giving information leading to the arrest of the six prisoners.
The attackers, dressed in police uniform, breached the tight security of the prison and fired at least 100 rounds. A woman was killed.