The Governor, who rolled out his plan to hold such meetings once every three months, also pulled up officials for “failing” to check illegal sale of banned drugs and cultivation of cannabis in Kullu district.
Sirmaur SP Somuya Sambasivan told The Indian Express over phone that the arrest was made on the basis of electronic evidence, rigorous investigations during the past 48 hours and statements of the eyewitnesses.
In a memorandum submitted to the state Governor, Archarya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan after the meeting, the party demanded dismissal of the Congress government to ensure a free and fair probe into the charges against Virbhadra Singh.
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A sitting MLA close to the chief minister said, “It’s only after studying the contents of the FIR and other documents submitted relating to the charges, that the chief minister will take a final decision."