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DG Dinkar Gupta said superintendent of police-level officers have, for the first time, been nominated as Investigating Officers for to ensure conviction of the offenders.
SAD accuses 5 MLAs of ‘involvement’, demands probe led by HC judge. AAP’s Kejriwal asks for a CBI inquiry, Amarinder tells him to mind his own business.
SAD alleges the illicit liquor trade in Punjab is running with Congress patronage, causing a loss of Rs 5,600 crore to the state. It demanded an independent probe by a high court judge.
CM Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the matter. Police said the toll could rise further as the spurious liquor network is spread across many areas.
Punjab Police have arrested 20 people with allegedly a huge cache of drugs, drug proceeds and five vehicles, in an operation that spanned over 8 weeks.
This is the third time in 2 yrs that Suresh Kumar has given up his position, ‘upset’ over no progress in the 2017 HC case challenging his appointment as chief principal secretary.
Nearly 800 experts in IT, law, forensics and finance will be taken on board as plainclothes civilian support staff working for the Punjab Investigation Bureau.
Punjabi rapper and singer Sidhu Moosewala, who has been an active campaigner for the coronavirus lockdown, was booked under Arms Act in May.
Earlier this month, CBI moved trial court to restrain Punjab Police from conducting a ‘parallel probe’, even though SC had dismissed its plea to continue probing the case.
Around 40 apps have been created by various state govts to meet the needs of people, as well as their own, and mitigate the challenges arising out of Covid.