The searches were taken out to arrest more suspects who are allegedly involved in activities of terrorists and gangsters.
It is learnt that search operations in Punjab were going on at at least 25 locations.
Delhi Police this month invoked stringent anti-terror law — Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) — against several gangsters, including those allegedly involved in the killing of Moose Wala.
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They included jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, Canada-based fugitives Goldy Brar and Vikram Brar, and also members of their rival gangs — Davinder Bambiha, Kaushal Chaudhary, Neeraj Bawana, Sunil, alias Tillu Tajpuriya, Dilpreet and Sukhpreet, alias Budha.
Punjab police has till now arrested 23 accused in the case.
The police said that the accused were arrested when they were attempting to escape to Nepal. The other two arrested persons have been identified as Kapil Pandit and Rajinder alias Joker.
The operation was carried out jointly by the Punjab Police’s Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) along with Delhi Police and central agencies.
Meanwhile, a total of 35 people are accused in the Moose Wala murder case out of which 23 have been arrested and two have been neutralized. The other four are out of the country and six are still absconding.
(With inputs from agencies)