Covid norms: Cops extra harsh on activists than netas, recommend 10 FIRs

Archit Watts

Tribune News Service

Muktsar, September 5

The Muktsar police have been accused of adopting double requirements with regards to lodging FIRs over violation of Covid security norms.

A better take a look at 10 associated FIRs over the previous fortnight suggests the violators who participated in political protests have been booked by the police as unidentified individuals.

On the opposite hand, every time any farmer outfit or pupil physique organised an indication, their activists had been booked by title.

For occasion, some Akalis protested in Malout on September 2 towards Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot over alleged SC scholarship rip-off. The case, nonetheless, was registered towards unidentified individuals.

The police adopted the same sample throughout an AAP protest, led by its two MLAs from Faridkot district, in Muktsar on September 1.

But an agitation by farm activists towards the Centre’s ordinances on agricultural reforms didn’t meet the identical destiny. The protesters had their names registered in FIRs lodged on August 20, 25, 26 and 27. At Doda village on August 21, individuals had been booked by title for holding a gathering at a home.

“The law should be same for all. Why aren’t the police naming politicians,” requested a farm chief.

While Muktsar SSP

D Sudarvizhi wasn’t out there for remark, one other senior official mentioned he would look into the matter.

54 attend pool celebration regardless of curbs, booked

Ludhiana: At least 54 individuals attending a pool celebration at a farmhouse in Jhammat village had been booked by the Ludhiana police late Friday evening for violation of lockdown norms. Among them had been wards of politicians. The resort proprietor was booked too. Bottles of liquor, circumstances of beer and two hookahs had been seized.

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