Amritpal’s supporters attacked police in cowardly method, utilizing holy Guru Granth Sahib as a protect: Punjab DGP on Ajnala incident
Chandigarh, February 24
A day after supporters of Sikh preacher Amritpal Singh stormed a police station, Punjab DGP Gaurav Yadav on Friday stated the demonstrators had used the holy Guru Granth Sahib as a protect and attacked police personnel in a cowardly method, leaving six of them injured.
Regardless of giving an assurance of a peaceable demonstration, the protesters used sharp-edged weapons.
“The demonstration was permitted when beneath the quilt of Palki Sahib of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, police had been attacked in a cowardly method,” he stated, including six personnel had been injured.
“Police acted with utmost restraint as a result of maryada of Guru Granth Sahib and preserved it. Had police opened hearth, it might have led to extra points. We have now acted with restraint on account of presence of the holy Guru Granth Sahib,” he stated.
On Thursday, Amritpal Singh’s supporters, a few of them brandishing swords and weapons, broke although barricades and barged right into a police station in Ajnala on the outskirts of the Amritsar metropolis, extracting an assurance from the police that kidnapping case accused Lovepreet Singh shall be launched.
‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh and his supporters additionally introduced a automobile carrying a replica of the Guru Granth Sahib for holding “amrit sanchar” (a Sikh ceremony) on the police station.
Amritpal Singh’s aide and kidnapping accused Lovepreet Singh ‘Toofan’ walked out of jail in Ajnala on Friday.
The director basic of police (DGP) stated the Punjab Police is dedicated to sustaining peace and concord and added that sure components are attempting to destabilise peace within the state.