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Punjab Hooch tragedy has exposed police-liquor mafia nexus, says Bajwa

By: The Press Reporter News Service | Chandigarh |

Up to date: August 1, 2020 11:11:03 pm


Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa. The Press Reporter Photograph by Kamleshwar Singh

Because the demise toll within the spurious liquor tragedy rose to 62 Saturday, Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa stated it has uncovered the rising “bureaucratic-police-liquor mafia nexus within the state.”

Highlighting the deaths of 59 people in Dussehra practice tragedy in Amritsar and the unlawful firecracker manufacturing unit explosion in Batala that brought on the demise of 23 labourers, he stated the incidents together with the most recent tragedy has led to dozens of households searching for justice.

He requested the Chief Minister to take motion to “shield the individuals of Punjab,” and rebuild the belief within the administration by taking proactive steps. He urged the CM to ask Chief Justice of the Punjab & Haryana Excessive Court docket to nominate a sitting choose to probe the liquor mafia and submit a report back to the state authorities in 30 days. He additional requested the state authorities to formulate guidelines in order that in future tragedies, officers below whose jurisdiction harmless lives have been misplaced, are held accountable for dereliction of obligation.

He additionally instructed that SSP, DSP and and the SHO must be transferred instantly and barred from a discipline posting or promotion for one, two, and three years, respectively.

The previous PPCC chief additional stated that the CM should make sure that justice is completed and added that if the federal government doesn’t act instantly, solely god can save Punjab.

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