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April 14, 2021

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Punjab and Haryana HC asks Moga judge to probe, submit report in one month

Punjab and Haryana HC asks Moga choose to probe, submit report in a single month

The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket has directed the District and Classes Choose of Moga to conduct an inquiry associated to the unlawful detention a pair allegedly by police officers of Badhni Kalan police station in Moga, and submit the report in a single month.
The bench of Justice Arun Kumar Tyagi, in the meantime, has additionally ordered the DGP Punjab to represent an SIT in a case of alleged suicide, which led to the alleged unlawful detention of the couple.
The petitioner, Manjit Kaur, had approached the Excessive Court docket submitting that Shinda Singh, her son-in-law, and Paramjit Kaur, her daughter, had been illegally detained by the police officers of in reference to suicide case of Amit Kumar. Kaur had sought launch of each by appointment of a Warrant Officer.
The Excessive Court docket, after listening to the plea, had appointed a Warrant Officer to go looking the premises of Police Station Badhni Kalan. The Warrant Officer in his report submitted earlier than the HC submitted that he visited Police Station Badhni Kalan however each weren’t discovered confined there.
In the meantime, on discover issued by the HC, the state counsel submitted {that a} FIR was registered on March 4, 2021 underneath Sections 120-B (legal conspiracy) and 306 (Abetment of suicide) of the IPC at Police Station Badhni Kalan, Moga and out of six individuals named within the FIR, 4 individuals together with Surjit Singh, Shinda Singh and Paramjit Kaur had been arrested within the case.
The counsel for petitioner, Advocate Arshdeep Brar, nevertheless argued that the Shinda and Kaur had been illegally detained by the police and have been subsequently arrested in case, whereas Surjit Singh, who accompanied the Warrant Officer, had additionally been arrested by the police later.
On orders of HC, SI Karamjit Singh, SHO, Police Station Badhni Kalan appeared earlier than the court docket by means of video name, who knowledgeable that brother of Surjit Singh was knowledgeable about his arrest. On being requested as as to if the deceased left any suicide be aware, SI Karamjit Singh submitted that the deceased didn’t go away any suicide be aware.
The HC, nevertheless, requested the state to file a reply pertaining to the FIR.
The HC after listening to the matter held, “The details and circumstances of the current case unmistakably level to tainted investigation. The deceased just isn’t alleged to have left any suicide be aware.”
Justice Tyagi ordered that the DGP, Punjab, is directed to represent a Particular Investigation Workforce headed by an officer not beneath the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police instantly and the SIT constituted shall perform the investigation and file its report.
In the meantime, over the allegations of petitioner relating to unlawful detention of Shinda Singh and Paramjit Kaur, Justice Tyagi mentioned, “The District and Classes Choose, Moga is directed to conduct an inquiry as to allegations of unlawful detention of Shinda Singh and Paramjit Kaur and malafides made towards respondent quantity 3 (SHO PS Badhni Kalan) after listening to the events, giving them alternative to file replies, if any and taking such materials proof as could also be produced by the events earlier than him.”
The bench directed the District and Classes Choose, Moga to conduct mentioned inquiry and submit his report inside one month from the date of look of the events earlier than him.
The bench, in the meantime, adjourned the matter for listening to on Could 3.