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Names For New Police Chief Sent To Centre: Punjab Chief Minister

Charanjit Singh Channi mentioned a “good” officer will likely be appointed as Punjab DGP. (File)


Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu once more demanded a substitute of Punjab’s police chief and advocate normal on Sunday, saying in any other case the ruling occasion within the state will undergo a lack of face.

Hours later, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi reminded that the names of 10 law enforcement officials have already been despatched to the Centre.

He asserted {that a} “good” officer will likely be appointed because the director normal of police (DGP) after consulting Mr Sidhu, ministers and MLAs as soon as the state authorities receives three shortlisted names from the Centre.

“Demand for Justice in Sacrilege instances and for arrest of most important culprits behind the drug commerce introduced our Govt in 2017 & Because of his failure, Folks eliminated the final CM. Now, AG/DG appointments rub salt on wounds of victims, they have to be changed or we could have No face!! (sic),” Mr Sidhu mentioned in a tweet.

The event comes three days after Mr Sidhu and Mr Channi held a gathering, following which it was determined to arrange a coordination panel for prior session on all main choices of the state authorities.

Speaking to reporters in Morinda on the sidelines of a authorities perform, Mr Channi mentioned a daily DGP is but to be appointed when he was requested about Mr Sidhu’s demand for altering the state police chief and the advocate normal.

“I’ve informed Sidhu sahab and he additionally is aware of that the names of the law enforcement officials who’ve accomplished 30 years in service have been despatched to the Centre for the appointment of a DGP.

“We now have despatched the names and the Centre will now ship us a three-member panel (for the choice of a daily DGP),” he mentioned.

The state authorities has despatched the names of 10 law enforcement officials to the Union Public Service Fee (UPSC) for the appointment of a daily DGP.

After contemplating their service information and different crucial necessities, the us will ship the names of three officers to the state authorities, which is able to then choose one in every of them for the publish.

To a query, Mr Channi mentioned his authorities will take everybody alongside and carry out with honesty.

“The occasion work is being sorted by Sidhu sahab. We must always each work in coordination and we’re doing so. If something will not be being appreciated, then we now have arrange a coordination committee on the occasion discussion board the place we will talk about it,” he added.

A miffed Mr Sidhu, who resigned because the Punjab Congress chief just a few days in the past, had raised a query over the appointments of the DGP, the advocate normal and “tainted” leaders as ministers.

He has been looking for the elimination of senior IPS officer Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, who was given the extra cost of DGP in Punjab after the earlier state police chief, Dinkar Gupta, proceeded on go away.

Mr Sahota was the top of the particular investigation crew (SIT) fashioned in 2015 by the then Akali-BJP authorities to probe sacrilege incidents within the state.

Mr Sidhu attacked Sahota on Thursday, alleging that he wrongly indicted two Sikh males in a desecration case and gave a clear chit to the members of the Badal household.

The cricketer-turned-politician has additionally been elevating questions over the appointment of A S Deol because the state’s new advocate normal.

Mr Deol was the counsel for former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini in 2015 publish the police firing within the wake of incidents of sacrilege.

On Saturday, Mr Sidhu had mentioned he would stand with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra whether or not he holds any publish or not.

“Will uphold ideas of Gandhi Ji & Shastri Ji…Put up or No Put up will stand by @RahulGandhi & @priyankagandhi! Let all damaging forces attempt to defeat me, however with each ounce of constructive vitality will make Punjab win, Punjabiyat (Common Brotherhood) win & each Punjabi win!! (sic),” he had tweeted on the start anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Mr Sidhu’s abrupt resignation has triggered a contemporary turmoil within the Punjab Congress.

The Congress changed Amarinder Singh because the Punjab chief minister with Mr Channi following a bitter energy tussle between Mr Sidhu and Mr Singh.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by The Press Reporter employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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