Tribune News Service
Tarn Taran, August 7
Terming the spurious liquor tragedy nothing wanting “mass murders”, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh right now promised the sufferer households that severest punishment could be given to the perpetrators of the heinous crime, who “knowingly took so many lives to make a quick buck”.
‘Will ensure fast-track hearing’
The perpetrators of this heinous crime deserve no leniency. We will depute particular prosecutors to make sure fast-track listening to and exemplary punishment to the accused. Capt Amarinder Singh, CM
During his go to to Guru Arjan Dev Stadium in Tarn Taran the place he met the bereaved households, the Chief Minister introduced hiked compensation from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh every. He handed over a cheque amounting to Rs 2.92 crore to the Deputy Commissioner.
He stated those that survived however misplaced their eyesight would even be given the monetary help of Rs 5 lakh every.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar, Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar and DGP Dinkar Gupta, moreover Khadoor Sahib MP JS Dimpa and MLA Ramanjit Singh Sikki.
‘Need to go after big fish’
Those who shelter the massive fish within the unlawful commerce have to be taken to activity and people who are negligent in performing their duties should even be handled sternly. Sunil Jakhar, PPCC Chief
When questioned concerning the grievance towards a Congress MLA and his PA for his or her alleged involvement within the illicit liquor commerce, the CM stated: “How can we come to a conclusion even before the investigation? The perpetrators of the heinous crime deserve no leniency. We will depute special prosecutors to ensure fast-track hearing in the case and exemplary punishment to the accused, whosoever they may be.”
Besides the 2 SITs, a magisterial probe had been ordered to deliver out the reality, he added.
He, nevertheless, stated such a ghastly incident was exceptional in Punjab, which occurred attributable to “the incompetency and lapses” in monitoring by police and excise officers, who have been immediately associated with the difficulty.
Jakhar claimed that these nabbed to date have been simply small-time criminals whereas the massive fish was nonetheless having fun with immunity. “Those who shelter them must be taken to task and those who are negligent in performing their duties must also be dealt with sternly,” he stated.
The CM additionally promised jobs for the subsequent of kin as per their age and qualification, pucca homes for these residing in short-term ones, moreover enrolling them below the federal government’s well being and pension schemes.