CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday hit again at Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal for the demand of a CBI probe into the state’s hooch tragedy, saying the AAP chief ought to “thoughts his personal enterprise”. Amarinder Singh additional […]
Amarinder Singh additional requested the Delhi chief minister “to not exploit the tragic affair for reviving his defunct Aam Aadmi Social gathering’s stake within the state”. Kejriwal in his tweet on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the Punjab hooch tragedy, which has claimed 98 lives up to now.
Slamming Kejriwal, the CM in a press release mentioned, “So many individuals have died and all you have an interest in is making political meat from the incident. Do not you’ve gotten any disgrace.”
Asking the AAP chief to “thoughts his personal enterprise”, the Punjab CM mentioned his Delhi counterpart ought to consider sustaining regulation and order in his personal state, which was “infamous for the brazen method during which criminals and gangs have been roaming the streets with out worry”.
Trashing Kejriwal’s declare that “not one of the illicit liquor circumstances from the previous couple of months have been solved by the native police”, the Punjab CM requested the AAP chief to confirm his information “earlier than capturing via his mouth”.
Citing that a bootleg liquor manufacturing facility was busted in Khanna on April 22, the CM mentioned eight accused have been arrested and a manhunt was launched for seven others.
In one other case, two kingpins behind a bootleg liquor distillery working in Patiala district have been arrested on Might 22 and June 13 this 12 months, and on July 10, a challan was filed within the court docket, the Punjab chief minister mentioned.
Expressing full religion within the Punjab police, the CM mentioned Kejriwal’s demand for a CBI probe was nothing however a “political gimmick”, geared toward “regaining misplaced foothold” for his social gathering, which had “utterly misplaced floor” in Punjab regardless of being the principal opposition social gathering.
The CM mentioned regardless of the circumstances of focused killings in Punjab being handed over to the CBI, it was ultimately the Punjab Police that had solved the identical.
Even within the sacrilege circumstances, the CBI did not ship and it’s the Punjab Police which is unravelling the case, he claimed.
Quite than delaying the investigation and permit the path to go chilly even within the current spurious liquor case by handing over the probe to CBI, he was extra curious about making certain swift motion towards all these whose greed had price the state round 100 lives, the CM mentioned within the assertion.
The CM requested Kejriwal to take a look at his information earlier than making “unsubstantiated and wild allegations” towards his authorities, whose monitor file in curbing crime of every kind was “exemplary”.
“Why do not you ask your Punjab unit for information and figures first after which touch upon our working,” he informed the Delhi CM.
Singh additionally suggested his Delhi counterpart to focus on his state’s “horrendous” COVID state of affairs.
“Quite than worrying about Punjab’s affairs, why do not you care for the well being and lives of Delhiites,” the CM mentioned.
Saying that strict motion is being taken towards all these discovered responsible in circumstances of illicit brewing and smuggling, Amarinder Singh mentioned within the hooch tragedy, too, 30 folks have already been arrested in three districts.
Furthermore, 13 officers from the police and excise and taxation departments had been suspended for negligence whereas investigations are on to establish their complicity within the case, he mentioned.
A magisterial inquiry had ordered with the mandate to submit its report inside a month, he additional mentioned, asking what was the necessity for CBI to take over the case when the native police was dealing with it so successfully.