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Saturday, December 05, 2020

Sumedh Singh Saini


Punjab: More trouble for ex-DGP Saini, now an accused in 2015 Kotkapura firing

October 11, 2020 3:52 am

The nomination in the case comes days after Saini was named as an accused in the Behbal Kalan police firing case.

Multani abduction case: Ex-DGP Saini fails to appear before SIT, cites ill health

September 30, 2020 11:41 pm

Saini, along with six Chandigarh police officials, was booked on the charges of alleged abduction of Balwant Singh Multani in 1991 when Saini was posted as Chandigarh SSP.

Police summon ex-DGP Saini to join probe in Balwant Multani case

September 28, 2020 4:21 am

A police officer said that Sumedh Singh Saini, however, continues to remain absent from both his houses in Chandigarh and Delhi, where summons were sent to him through special messengers.

Balwant Singh Multani case: Punjab Police moves HC, challenges trial court anticipatory bail to Saini

September 23, 2020 11:57 am

The public prosecutor of Punjab Police, Sartej Singh Narula, has argued before the HC that the order which granted bail to Saini is erroneous, suffers from many defects and is liable to be set aside.

‘Highest officer of state police force...eliminated a human life in manner beyond retribution…’

September 22, 2020 12:31 pm

Dismissing former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini’s plea seeking a stay and transfer of investigation of the Balwant Singh Multani case to CBI, the court said Saini has set up a poor image and precedent for the force which is by virtue of the uniform and service oath to be the protectors of humans and not the terminators.

Supreme Court grants former Punjab DGP interim protection from arrest

September 16, 2020 8:40 am

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah asked the Punjab government to file its reply to Saini’s plea for anticipatory bail in three weeks time and gave one week to Saini to respond to what the state says.

No support for embattled Saini as both Cong, SAD gun for him

September 14, 2020 2:06 pm

SAD, under whose regime Saini was made DGP, now says it was a mistake to appoint him to the post, while the Congress maintains that action against Saini will not alienate a section of its vote bank as is the perception.

Ex-Punjab DGP’s bail plea rejected: HC says Saini a law unto himself, could stifle probe into murder

September 10, 2020 2:06 am

Saini is accused of allegedly abducting and killing then Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation junior engineer Balwant Singh Multani.

1991 Multani abduction case: HC denies anticipatory bail to Saini, rejects plea for handing over case to CBI

September 09, 2020 11:17 am

Last month, the SIT probing the case had added murder charge to the FIR against Saini and six others after two cops accused in the case turned approvers.

Explained: The Sumedh Singh Saini case file(s)

September 14, 2020 10:26 am

Sumedh Singh Saini is a 1982 batch India Police Service (IPS) officer who retired as Director General of Police as well as chairman of Punjab Police Housing Corporation on June 30, 2018 after putting in 36 years of service.