A 1984-batch IPS officer, Sandhu was appointed Haryana DGP in April 2017. Sandhu was due to retire on September 30. A few days ago, the state government communicated to the central government seeking an extension of his tenure.
The former killings with same modus operandi of persons coming on bike and opening fire include that of Namdhari sect matriarch in Ludhiana and Dera Sacha Sauda followers. The cases are being probed in coordination with Central Bureau of Investigation.
Hisar, Feb 25 (ANI): Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal Singhal on Thursday denied the presence of any evidence in the alleged rape incident during the recent quota protests in Hisar, Haryana. According to local media reports, women passengers were stopped on the national highway near Murthal in Haryana on early Monday morning and were dragged to the surrounding fields and raped. Further probe is underway.
Dehradun, Jan 27 (ANI): Uttarakhand DGP BS Sidhu on Wednesday said appropriate action would be taken against those who conducted a bizarre fitness test, where constables were told to carry cops on their backs. Last Sunday, “overweight” policemen in Uddham Singh Nagar District were summoned to the police lines in Rudrapur. They were made to go through some bizarre physical tests in the presence of the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP).