Khaira row: SHO sent to po­lice lines for fak­ing in­juries on cop’s body

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - PUNJAB - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

FEROZEPUR : The Ferozepur Can­ton­ment sta­tion house of­fi­cer (SHO) on Thurs­day was sent to po­lice lines and a de­part­men­tal probe was or­dered against him for al­legedly ‘fab­ri­cat­ing’ in­juries on the body of Ra­man­jeet Singh, a cop who was man­han­dled dur­ing the visit of leader of op­po­si­tion Sukh­pal Singh Khaira a few days ago.

Ferozepur range IG Gurinder Singh Dhillon said he got a tip that SHO Gur­jant Singh was ‘fab­ri­cat­ing’ in­jury marks on the body of Ra­man­jeet.

“When I vis­ited the po­lice sta­tion I found the charges to be gen­uine. I in­structed the SSP to send the SHO to po­lice lines and or­der a de­part­men­tal probe into the mat­ter,” said IG.

Har­jin­der Singh alias Bittu Sangha, brother-in-law of lo­cal congress MLA Par­min­der Singh Pinki, con­demned the SHO’S ac­tion and termed it as the hand­i­work of their po­lit­i­cal op­po­nents to hatch a con­spir­acy to tar­nish their im­age.

On Mon­day, AAP sup­port­ers and mem­bers of Border Area San­garash Com­mit­tee had en­tered into a scuf­fle over Khaira meet­ing two women, who have been sit­ting on a fast unto death, op­po­site the deputy com­mis­sioner’s of­fice, since April 23, to stake their claim on 26 acres of land.

When Khaira on was way to move to his fur­ther des­ti­na­tion af­ter meet­ing duo women, mem­bers of the Border Area San­garash Com­mit­tee asked Khaira to meet their rep­re­sen­ta­tion but when Khaira’s re­fusal to do so, they tried to block his ve­hi­cle.

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