Day later, radical chief’s aide launched from jail
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Feb 24
Whilst Lovepreet Singh ‘Toofan’, an aide of radical preacher Amritpal Singh, was launched from the Amritsar Central Jail on Friday, Punjab DGP Gaurav Yadav, at a press meet in Chandigarh, mentioned the police had exercised “most restraint” throughout the violent protest by Amritpal and his supporters in Ajnala on Thursday. He mentioned the police took care to take care of the ‘maryada’ of Guru Granth Sahib introduced by the protesters in a car. “We exercised utmost restraint and didn’t use pressure as a result of presence of Sri Guru Granth Sahib despite the fact that our males had been injured,” the DGP mentioned, responding to questions on why the police had allowed the protesters to take management of the Ajnala police complicated.
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DGP Yadav condemned the assault on cops with swords, stones and bricks. He mentioned acceptable motion could be taken after recording the statements of the injured cops. “Movies of the incident are being analysed. Former worldwide hockey participant and SP (Investigations) Jugraj Singh, who was hit with a sharp-edged weapon, obtained 11 stitches,” he mentioned, interesting to the individuals to take care of peace and concord and warning these attempting to destabilise Punjab.
We exercised utmost restraint and didn’t use pressure as a result of presence of Sri Guru Granth Sahib despite the fact that our males had been injured. Gaurav Yadav, DGP
Arrested on the grievance of Varinder Singh of Chamkaur Sahib, who alleged that Amritpal and his supporters had kidnapped and tortured him, Lovepreet was launched after the police moved an utility earlier than the Ajnala subdivisional courtroom, saying his custody was not required within the case filed per week in the past. Later, the preacher, together with Lovepreet and different supporters, paid obeisance on the Golden Temple.
Earlier than their arrival, Police Commissioner Jaskaran Singh held an almost hour-long assembly with Akal Takht’s officiating Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh. Nonetheless, the Police Commissioner known as it a “routine” affair.