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Sukhpal Khaira questions government’s choice of Punjab police chief

JALANDHAR: Punjab Ekta Party president Sukhpal Khaira has questioned appointment of Dinkar Guprta as Punjab DGP and has asked the chief minster to come clean on the “very critical allegations levelled in opposition to Gupta by means of any other DGP Sidharth Chattopadhyay prior to the Punjab and Haryana top court docket”.

“Gupta has been appointed DGP after superseding five of his seniors. CM Amarinder Singh should inform the folk that had he were given some inquiry performed in the allegations levelled by means of Chattopadhayay, who was once heading the HC appointed SIT.

“Chattopadhayay had told the court docket that former DGP Suresh Arora and Gupta secure law enforcement officials concerned with drug trafficking. If Gupta has been absolved of those allegations then CM should make the info and main points of any inquiry into those allegations public,” Khaira mentioned at a press convention right here.

He claimed that Gupta was once also a protege of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. “Arora was once a legacy of SAD-BJP government and Gupta has also been appointed on the behest of BJP government on the Centre and Doval, as Amarinder may just not refuse their selection as his relations are going through critical cases prior to central agencies,” he alleged.

“The Punjab government has given the control of state house division and Punjab Police to the Union government,” he mentioned.

He also mentioned that just after joining, Gupta has showed a sample of his oppressive policies at Patiala the place protesting academics have been brutally thrashed. “Let the law enforcement officials display equivalent toughness with sand mafia and other offenders,” Khaira mentioned. “Arora should smooth apology for this brutal treatment of protesting academics,” he demanded.

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