Press Reporter Net Desk
Chandigarh, August 8
The ‘surprising’ incident of two Sikhs being assaulted by policemen in Madhya Pradesh has been broadly flayed by the group.
The incident passed off in Rajpur tehsil of Barwani district over an alleged argument between the household of Giani Prem Singh Granthi – who was amongst these assaulted – and the police over organising a stall within the space.
A viral video of the incident reveals Prem Singh being dragged by policemen in full public view and a policeman pulling him by his hair. It additionally reveals one other policeman push a turbaned man, who comes to save lots of Singh.
The turbaned man might be seen requesting the police with folded arms to not beat up Prem Singh.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter to sentence the incident.
“Too surprising for phrases! The barbaric & humiliating assault on Giani Prem Singh Granthi & different Sikhs in Madhya Pradesh is completely inhuman & unacceptable. I urge CM @ChouhanShivraj to set an instance of punitive motion towards those that deal with the sword of the nation with such contempt,” Badal tweeted.
Too surprising for phrases! The barbaric & humiliating assault on Giani Prem Singh Granthi & different Sikhs in MadhyaPradesh is completely inhuman & unacceptable.I urge CM @ChouhanShivraj to set an instance of punitive motion towards those that deal with the sword of the nation with such contempt pic.twitter.com/oNzkgmdh2I
— Sukhbir Singh Badal (@officeofssbadal) August 7, 2020
“Beastly assault on Giani Prem Singh Granthi & different Sikhs in MP is an outrage towards humanity. Totally reprehensible & unacceptable! #Sikhs all around the world are deeply shocked. I urge CM @ChouhanShivraj to take imm & examplary motion towards all these responsible of this brutality,” Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal tweeted.
State Congress spokesperson Narendra Saluja tweeted the video and criticised the police.
“The granthi has lengthy been operating a lock-keys store close to the Pulsood police outpost. He was crushed, his turban desecrated after which he was pulled by means of hair on the highway in full public view by cops. This quantities to insulting spiritual sentiments of the Sikh group,” Saluja tweeted.
Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath tweeted, “This atrocity and anti-social act is disrespect to the holy Sikh faith. Such incidents can’t be tolerated. I demand from the federal government to right away take sturdy motion towards these accountable for it and justice for the victims.”
In the meantime, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has suspended an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable.
Chouhan stated in a tweet that assistant sub-inspector Sitaram Yadav and head constable Mohan Jamre have been suspended with rapid impact.
Chouhan stated, “Such barbarism and erratic behaviour will not be tolerated at any price. The responsible can be punished for the misdeeds.” Chouhan has additionally ordered a probe into the matter.
Prem Singh stated he runs a small store near the police ‘chowki’ and offers in outdated locks and keys. However police claimed Prem Singh was inebriated and created ruckus when he was requested to indicate his driving licence throughout a checking drive. With businesses