There is no mention of the PM being caught in the blockade and a case was registered under IPC section 283 (danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation) and the culprits were fined Rs 200. Case registered against police officer Birbal SinghThe complaint, the FIR said, reached the flyover at 2.30 pm on January 5 – an hour and a half after the PM was trapped, returned to Bathinda airspace and returned from the polling state without participating in the contest. ,
The FIR states that the inspector was informed that unidentified people were protesting on the Moga-Firozpur road and hence, the road was blocked for those who came on the way to the BJP rally. These included VIPs as well. Vice Chancellor SHO of the police station, Birbal Singh, after completing his duty, went to the police station and registered a case.
Punjab BJP Secretary Sukhpal Singh Sra Said: “Extremely strange that the PM of the country gets stuck at 1.05 pm and the Firozpur police came to know about the blockade only at 2.30 pm. Then it took them so long to register the FIR. The Punjab government on Friday sent a report to the home ministry on the security breach, stating that the state police has registered an FIR and a two-member committee has been constituted to probe the matter.
Sources said a day before the PM’s visit, the Home Ministry was informed that the Punjab Police had not imposed any blockade on the route. MHA Deputy Secretary Archana Verma A show cause notice has been issued to Bathinda SSP Ajay Maluja asking him to reply by Saturday evening as to why action under the All India Services (Discipline and Appeal), Rules, 1969 should not be initiated for security lapse during the tour. Prime Minister. the wanted.
The notice said the route was cleared without due consideration to the safety concerns raised in the January 1 and 2 meetings. As per the rule book and established procedures, the SPs were mandated to make adequate arrangements for security and logistics during VVIP visits and to make contingency plans by deploying adequate number of security forces.
The contingency rehearsal for the road trip from Air Force Station Bathinda to Firozpur was done on January 4. Adequate security deployment was not made for the movement of VVIP cavalrymen the next day as the road was blocked with tractors and trolleys about 30 km from the national. Martyr. Memorial at Hussainiwala, the notice said.
SSP Maluja He said that the role of Bathinda police was till Jida village and there was peace that day. A three-member MHA team began its investigation in Punjab on Friday. team led Sudhir Kumar SaxenaSecretary (Security) in Cabinet Secretariat visited Shaheed Smarak at Hussainiwala, BSF Sector Headquarters and Bhisiana Airport.