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Ex-IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap flagged plan to submit Kotkapura firing challan against Badals
Days before the High Court of Punjab and Haryana canceled its investigation into the Kotkapura police dismissal case, Kunwar Vijay Pratap (IG whose resignation was accepted today) wrote to the Punjab Police and Interior Department on the challan to be submitted against former CM Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Badal.
Punjab IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh Firm on His Resignation
The ex-IG, who resigned on April 14, in the letter dated March 15, also brought to the attention of the government through the DGP of Punjab, director of the Bureau of Investigations, and the additional chief secretary, Home, that Akali’s rulers threatened him.
He also specifically said that the government and the state legal department had taken no action regarding his complaint about receiving threats from the accused.
In the midst of this, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accepted IPS leader Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh’s request for early retirement, according to official sources.
He also asked for witness protection in the case, citing the mysterious death of Surjit Singh, in January 2020.
Kunwar Vijay Pratap seeks to join Politics
The president of SAD said the ex-IG was obsessed with targeting SAD and the Badal family. “The ex-IG knew from the trial of the Kotkapura dismissal case before the High Court that his investigation would be dismissed.
The latest allegation is the result of this deep-rooted frustration and aims to politicize an affair after wasting three years pursuing the political agenda of the Congress party.
Former Minister Bikram Singh Majithia said today that former IG Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh, who recently tendered his resignation following an unfavorable comment from Punjab and Haryana HC on the investigation into the Kotkapura’s dismissal case, was preparing to join the AAP and his vendetta against the SAD had been exposed.
Majithia said the ex-IG indulged in politics while flouting the rules of the service.
Kunwar Vijay Pratap said he had already published his papers and would no longer discuss the matter.
Meanwhile, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chairman Sukhbir Singh Badal said in a statement that he would file a libel suit against the ex-IG for making false allegations in the letter.
Days after Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu accused his government of deceiving the state people by failing to punish those involved in the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib, he targeted the CM who also holds the portfolio. of the Ministry of the Interior.
In a response to former AAP MK Dakha Harvinder Singh Phoolka, who called on Sidhu to take action because justice had not been served in the 2015 sacrilege incidents, the former cabinet minister said that ‘it was necessary to shake up those who held the executive power of the state. , in particular the CM Minister of the Interior affairs.
Sidhu said that according to the constitution, only the Minister of the Interior could issue a political order regarding the arrest of the perpetrators of the sacrilege and the subsequent firing by the police.
“While serving as Minister for 27 months, I raised my voice in Cabinet against the delay in taking action against perpetrators. In 2019, while campaigning for Congress, I again called for the perpetrators to receive exemplary punishment.
Because of this, my ministry was changed from Cabinet and I resigned, ”Sidhu said, adding that nothing would be accomplished by convening the Vidhan Sabha session because it was only in the hands of the Home Minister of the state.
AAP protests delay in justice to Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura firing case
The police detained the AAP MLAs on their way to gherao the CM residence. Cheema said instead of saving the culprits, Capt Amarinder should have taken immediate action by making arrests.
He alleged that both CM and the Badals worked in collusion and made multiple attempts to derail the probe. “Since the Badals have withdrawn the cases against Capt Amarinder, the latter is now paying that debt with interest,” he alleged.
Alleging collusion between Capt Amarinder Singh and the Badal family, AAP MLAs today protested the “delayed action” against the accused and justice to the families of the Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura firing incidents.
Regarding the status of the investigation, he wrote: “It is further argued that the investigation into these cases is complete in all respects. Sukhbir Singh, then chief deputy minister and head of the Ministry of the Interior, was questioned on l9.l.1.20l9 by the SIT.
Sardar Parkash Singh Badal, then Chief Minister, was also interviewed on November 16, 2018, by SIT.
A challan in respect of them must be submitted to the competent court, as mentioned in the first challan presented on 27.05.2019 in FIR n ° 12912018 (PS City Kotkapura).
Likewise, a challan must also be filed in FIR n ° 130/2015 (case of dismissal of Behbal Kalan). “
Highlighting the threat to witnesses, the letter from the former IG read: “It is argued that witness protection has become very crucial and indispensable at this stage of this case. It is a fact that one of the key witnesses Surjit Singh died in January 2020 under mysterious circumstances.
What more involved in the investigation?
The facts mentioned above are enough to prove that the IGP Paramraj Singh Umranangal is innocent and that he is needlessly dragged into this case.
We can read it in the declaration of concern of those involved in the investigation, the IGP Paramraj Singh Umranangal, shouldn’t not be drawn into the case. We trust our justice system and justice will prevail.