Former Cong chief Gill seeks safety
Amritsar, January 23
Controversial former Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee SC cell chief Karamjit Singh Gill, who was booked and later arrested for hurting spiritual sentiments, has urged the police to supply him with safety as per the orders of the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket.
An argument erupted when he had entered the Golden Temple advanced sporting a T-shirt of former Congress MP and the alleged accused of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Jagdish Tytler. A case was registered in opposition to him in August 2022 and he was granted bail by the Excessive Court docket in December final yr.
Gill stated that following the occasion, Sikh radical organisations had threatened to kill him. He stated as a result of menace to his life, he was stored in a barrack at Mansa jail following his arrest. He stated even there, he was attacked by some individuals within the jail advanced and sustained accidents.
He stated earlier than the Golden Temple incident, he had two gunmen for his safety who had been withdrawn later.
“After getting bail, I’ve confined myself to my residence as I’ve menace to life. Not too long ago, a infamous gangster and terrorist had posted on social media platforms in regards to the intention to kill me after they received a possibility,” he stated, including that he had written to the DGP and the native police on this connection however they didn’t act.
He stated he was offered safety as per the orders of the Excessive Court docket in 2020 and alleged that the police weren’t complying with the Excessive Court docket orders.