Shiromani Akali Dal president and former Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal has been booked for violating Covid-19 pointers over a get-together of occasion staff at his place.
A case has been registered towards Sukhbir at Lambi police station in district Tarn Taran underneath Part 188 of the IPC.
Over 100 Akali Dal staff had gathered in clear violation of Covid curbs on the residence of Ferozpur MP Sukhbir Badal in Badal village to ‘rejoice’ the appointment of latest chief of the College students Organisation of India (SOI). The gathering was organised by new SIO president Robin Brar to thank Sukhbir for appointing him to the submit.
Robin Brar too has been booked in identical case together with SAD’s former Malout MLA Harpreet Singh and others.
The FIR reads that the group of 100 to 150 gathered on the home of Sukhbir Badal and violated Covid-19 pointers.
Punjab authorities had lately banned political gatherings in state after second Covid wave hit.
In the meantime, Muktsar within the final 24 hours has registered 355 new instances and has recorded third highest positivity charge of 19.97 in Punjab after SAS Nagar (27.16 per cent) and Fazilka (23.23 per cent).