Punjab : Amarinder warns Badal against threats to officers


Chandigarh, Aug 1: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal against threatening the bureaucrats and police officials, adding that his government would not tolerate it.

Reacting to Badal’s reported threat to officers who he claimed were registering false cases against SAD workers at the behest of “Congress masters”, the Chief Minister stated his government did not believe in victimisation or vindictive action and was following the democratic guidelines in every case.

Singh warned the former Deputy Chief Minister “to desist from engaging in provocative statements and deeds that could disturb disrupt the state’s peace and stability.

“My government will come down heavily against any individual or organisation found indulging in such activity,” he asserted in a statement.

Refuting the allegations that his government or its officers were filing fake cases against the Akalis, Singh said it was the erstwhile Badal government which used to believed in registering false case and baseless case against Congress leaders.

“Our government is now getting all such cases probed by a duly constituted Commission to ensure that justice is delivered to the innocent and the guilty are punished under the law.” he further said.

Wefornews Bureau

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