Indian authorities cut internet access for 27 million people in the state of Punjab in a bid to capture a Sikh separatist, the Washington Post reported.
The statewide switch-off on Sunday, which followed a similar plug-pulling on Saturday, was part of an operation to arrest fugitive Amritpal Singh, a 30-year-old preacher who is part of a separatist movement seeking to establish a sovereign state in Punjab called Khalistan for followers of the Sikh religion, the report went on.
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- By Sean O’Meara
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