Punjab Police have claimed to have uncovered a conspiracy to unleash large-scale violence in Punjab on the day Ram Rahim was convicted, with the arrest of all seven members of a “state-level committee” of Dera followers formed earlier this year to deal with the court verdict.
Gurpreet Singh, alias Gopi was arrested yesterday and three weapons- a 12 bore gun, .32 bore revolver and a.315 bore rifle were recovered from his possession, said SP
Additional Director General of Police Harpreet Singh Sidhu also made ADGP (border) ; state now has 11 DGPs
The inspector’s involvement in drug trafficking came to light when the special task force (STF) set up was analysing cases pertaining to large recoveries of narcotics in the last five years.
Punjab police claimed that the three accused—Gurdial Singh, Jagroop Singh and Satwinder Singh—were directly linked with the International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF), an ISI-backed outfit.
Dhillon was denied entry into Canada on May 18. Authorities in Canada said he had served in a force that engaged in “terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violation, or genocide”
In a fresh development, the name of Amritpal Singh the personal assistant of Congress MLA Rana Sodhi from Guru-Har-Sahai constituency of Ferozepur district, has cropped up in connection with the case.
“Most letters of mine are to families who have lost their near and dear ones,” said Gurbachan. “I find their addresses from the newspapers and request them to plant a sapling in memory of the departed soul.”
The Chandigarh Police has arrested the wife of a Punjab Police commando and three college students for their alleged involvement in his murder.
“Three men approached the Ford Figo car and hijacked it at gunpoint after forcing the owner out of it. Two people drove the car and the third one fled on a motorcycle.”
The Punjab Police arrived following information from its J&K counterpart about Sajaad’s involvement in espionage activities in Mamoon cantonment area.
It is highly irresponsible of senior police officials to be missing from the spot, said DC Rajat Aggarwal.
“Punjab Police did a commendable job. The police control room received the first information at 3.30 in the morning and immediately teams were rushed to the spot, ” Punjab Deputy CM Badal said.
Punjab Home Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, however, said, “There are no rules that differentiate between IPS and non-IPS officers for a post, nor is any permission required from the Centre.”
To address age-old issue, new DGP Suresh Arora asks force’s HRD to explore possibility of phasing out red-and-blue turban and replace it with a khaki one.