Chandigarh, August 5
Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta on Wednesday ordered the structure of two Special Investigation Teams to fast-track investigations into all of the FIRs registered within the hooch tragedy that claimed 113 lives.
Additional Director General of Police (Law & Order) Ishwar Singh will supervise each the SIT investigations, in keeping with an official assertion issued right here on Wednesday.
Punjab Police had registered a complete of 5 FIRs – three in Tarn Taran and one every in Amritsar and Gurdaspur’s Batala – within the case.
Gupta mentioned SP-level officers had, for the primary time, been nominated as investigating officers for these instances to make sure conviction of the offenders.
The investigating officers have been directed by the DGP to make sure thorough and complete investigations to unravel your entire linkages of the case, each inside and out of doors the state of Punjab, beneath the supervision of the SIT.
The investigating officers shall even be answerable for submitting remaining studies within the involved courts beneath their very own signatures expeditiously, mentioned the DGP.
While Deputy Inspector General (Ferozepur Range) Hardial Singh Mann will head the SIT for investigating FIRs registered in Tarn Taran, Inspector General (Border Range Amritsar) Surinder Pal Singh Parmar can be main the SIT investigating the FIRs registered in Amritsar and Batala, the assertion mentioned.
The different members of the Taran SIT are Senior Superintendent of Police, Tarn Taran, Dhruman Nimbale, together with SP (Investigation), Tarn Taran, Jagjit Singh Walia, who has been nominated as investigating officer.
SSP Amritsar (Rural) Dhruv Dahiya, SP Gaurav Toora together with SSP, Batala, Rachpal Singh and SP Tejbir Singh are members of the second SIT, it mentioned.
The chairmen of the SITs have been authorised to hunt and acquire the help and help of any officer or wing or unit of Punjab Police, in keeping with the assertion.
They also can search help of any division of the Punjab Government, any specialised establishments, labs or specialists for making certain correct recording of proof and making out a fool-proof case to safe conviction of the responsible, it mentioned. PTI