Mining officer, SHO, ASI booked for graft
Tarn Taran, June 23
A mining officer and Sarhali police workforce, together with an SHO, have been booked underneath the Prevention of Corruption Act for allegedly appearing underneath political affect whereas coping with an unlawful mining case. A minister, too, is being named within the case who allegedly pressured the police to behave in response to his instructions.
- A minister, too, is being named within the case who allegedly pressurised the police to behave in response to his instructions, saying that among the accused had been his staff
- He allegedly advised the police to not point out within the case a tipper and a Poclain machine seized from an unlawful mining spot as their homeowners had been his supporters
These booked are Vikas Singla, Mining Officer; Sub Inspector Charan Singh, SHO, Sarhali; and his subordinate ASI Harjinder Singh.
Senior cops stated about 10 days again, the Mining Officer and the Sarhali police workforce performed a raid in Chambal village and detected unlawful mining within the fields of 1 Sukhwinder Singh Sukh.
The workforce seized a JCB Machine, three tractors, three earth-filled trailers, a Poclain machine and a tipper from the spot. The raiding social gathering booked the farmer displaying three tractors, three tractor-trailers and a JCB machine had been seized. The Poclain machine and tipper weren’t talked about.
Senior cops stated because the matter got here to the discover of the minister, he allegedly advised the police to not point out tipper and the Poclain machine within the case because the homeowners of those machins had been his supporters who helped him in the course of the elections. The Mining Officer and the police social gathering, appearing underneath the affect of the Minister, adopted his instruction.
When it got here to the discover of seniors, the matter was investigated by Jagir Singh, DSP, PBI (Punjab Bureau of Investigation) and Particular Crime, who detected the anomaly. SSP Ranjit Singh Dhillon stated on the findings of the inquiry report of the DSP, the police officer and the Mining Officer had been booked.