Security tightened after terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threaten IND vs ENG Test in Ranchi

Security tightened after terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun threaten IND vs ENG Test in Ranchi. An FIR has already been lodge against Pannun.

India leads the five-match Test series against England 2-1 following convincing victory in Vizag and Rajkot. As the cricket action shifts to Ranchi, the emphasis should have been exclusively on the game.

However, security worries have emerged following a threat made by US-based designated terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun to disrupt the next match between India and England.

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Gurupatwant Singh Pannun has threaten the India and England team

Pannun’s declaration prompted authorities to enhance security in Ranchi, Jharkhand’s capital. His warning, issued via social media outlets. Not only target the cricket match but also urge the banned CPI (Maoist) group to disrupt it.

Deputy Superintendent of Police, Hatia, P K Mishra, told the press on Tuesday. “Gurupatwant Singh Pannun has threatened the Indian and English teams to cancel the match in Ranchi. ” He also ask the CPI (Maoist) to cause a disruption in order to cancel the match.

“An FIR has filed against him at Dhurwa police station under the IT Act, and an investigation has begun. ” He said, as reported by Deccan Herald.

The fourth Test, which is set to begin on February 23 at the JSCA International Stadium Complex, suddenly has an air of urgency. The England team’s entrance in the city on Tuesday was welcomed with increased security precautions, indicating how seriously officials are taking the threat posed by Pannun.

Pannun gained recognition in anti-terror circles in 2019, when the National Investigation Agency (NIA) launched an investigation into him. The seizure of his assets in Punjab and Chandigarh in September 2023 was a key step toward limiting his power. His latest effort to disrupt the India-England Test serves as a sobering reminder of the ongoing threat presented by individuals and groups that embrace violence and extremism.

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