SSP seeks Vigilance probe towards graft-accused SP
Sangrur, Might 14
SSP Mandeep Sidhu has written to DG (Vigilance Bureau) searching for a radical investigation into corruption expenses towards Punjab Bureau of Investigation’s (PBI) SP and his reader, who was arrested instantly after the registration of an FIR. The SP, who has denied the allegations, is absconding.
On February 27, the Khanauri police registered a case underneath sections 307, 326 A, 148, 149, IPC, towards Gurmej Singh, Balwinder Kaur, Bhupinder Singh, Kamaljit Kaur and Shaminder Kaur on the criticism of Parmjit Kaur, who had accused her husband, Gurmej, and different family members of setting her on fireplace at her home in Mandvi village. Parmjit succumbed to burn accidents on April 8 and the police added part 302, IPC, to the case.
Later this month, one other FIR was registered on Might 9 underneath part 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act towards SP Karanveer Singh and his reader Davinder Singh for allegedly demanding and accepting Rs 3 lakh to assist accused within the burn case.
On Might 12, Hasandeep Singh, a pal of accused within the burn case, and Kirpal Singh, a relative of the accused, moved the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket requesting a high-level inquiry from BOI or another unbiased company. Each have alleged that cops pressured them to signal on clean papers, which have been later used to register FIR towards SP Karanveer Singh.
“After the registration of a corruption case towards the SP, I’ve written to DG, Vigilance, for additional investigations. Each homicide and corruption circumstances are totally different and the investigation into the homicide case is already being achieved by the SIT,” stated SSP Mandeep Sidhu, who additionally denied the allegations of forcing anybody to present assertion towards the SP.