Motion taken in opposition to DSP in medication case: Punjab tells Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket
Chandigarh, Might 9
The implication of innocents in drug circumstances by the Punjab Police has been a matter of surmises since lengthy. However the initiation of disciplinary motion in opposition to a DSP and different police official has made the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket categorical prima facie view that “there are causes to imagine that the petitioners (accused) will not be responsible of the offence” at the least on the present stage.
The assertion got here after Justice Jasgurpreet Singh Puri of the Excessive Court docket took observe of an affidavit filed in a related matter by Moga SSP Gulneet Singh Khurana, stating that the tower location of the cellphones of the raiding police officers didn’t match with the place of prevalence and disciplinary motion had been taken in opposition to the DSP and different police officers.
The affidavit, amongst different issues, mentioned: “On analysing name particulars, it has been discovered that the place of prevalence has been modified by the police celebration and there’s a procedural lapse on the a part of the police celebration current on the naka. Due to this fact, a departmental inquiry is really helpful in opposition to DSP Jangit Singh….”
“Contemplating the totality of information and circumstances of the current case, this courtroom deems it match and correct to grant common bail to the petitioners,” Justice Puri asserted.