Sukhbir Badal questioned again in police firing case

Chandigarh. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal again appeared before the SIT in the police firing case in protest against the sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib. Earlier, the SIT had summoned Sukhbir Badal on September 6 and questioned him for over three hours in the Behbal Kalan firing case.
It is noteworthy that in 2015, the Kotkapura police opened fire on a crowd in protest against the alleged desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib, in which two people were killed and some people were injured in Kotkapura in Behbal Kalan. Badal was the deputy chief minister in the SAD-BJP coalition government at the time of the incident and was handling the home portfolio.
Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) L.K. Yadav is probing both the incidents of firing. The SIT had earlier questioned former Director General of Police Sumedh Singh Saini in the sacrilege case.
Justice Ranjit Singh (Retd), who headed the commission appointed by the previous Congress government in the matter of alleged incidents of sacrilege and later police firing on the protesters, directed the then Chief Minister and Akali Dal chief Parkash Singh Badal and the then DGP Saini. was wrapped up in this matter.
The commission’s chairman Justice Ranjit Singh also criticized the Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda, ​​whose head and self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping two of his disciples and killing a journalist. I am serving a life sentence.
Following the direction of the High Court, the then Congress government led by Captain Amarinder Singh had constituted another SIT on May 7 to probe the incident. (IANS)

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