Punjab: Supreme Court asks Punjab and Haryana High Court to confiscate records of PM Modi’s travel security to Punjab. India News – Times of India – India Times English News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Registrar General to prevent tampering of official records. Punjab And with the assistance of the DGP of the Haryana High Court, Chandigarh and a senior NIA official, the Punjab government and central agencies immediately “seized, secured and preserved” all documents related to the security lapse, the PM’s convoy went to the flyover. Along with ordering the Center and Punjab to stop the investigation of this unprecedented incident.
Chief Justice’s Bench NV Ramana And Justice Surya Kanto And Hima Kohli The PIL filed by advocates’ body Lawyers Voice has been posted for further hearing on Monday, when it is likely to decide the nature of the probe and the composition of the panel to conduct the work.

While accepting the submissions of the counsel for the petitioners and the senior advocate To connect with Maninder Singh, sign up with Facebook Facebook logo, which pointed to political lethargy and blamed security lapse and requested for immediate judicial protection of relevant records and communications relating to the incident, the bench said, “Keeping in view the submissions made by the parties from the security of the Prime Minister”. On the related issues raised by him and other related issues, we for the time being it appropriate to direct the Registrar General, Punjab and Haryana High Court to preserve and preserve the records relating to the visit of the Prime Minister to Punjab on 5th January. understand. , ,
The bench directed the Chandigarh DGP and an officer of the National Investigation Agency to be nominated by the head of the Anti-Terrorism Agency to help the Registrar General to immediately seize the records from the state police. as well as central agencies”.
Significantly, the court had asked for the recruitment of NIA after the Solicitor General. Tushar Mehta raised the issue of the potential effects of an unspeakable lapse on national security.
Mehta said an unexpected unfortunate outcome of a serious security lapse was averted as the prime minister’s convoy got stuck on the flyover due to his involvement in the road blockade. Punjab Police And traffic from the reverse side was allowed to pass near the PM’s vehicle.
He drew the court’s attention to the statement made by the chief of banned terror outfit Sikh for Justice ahead of the Prime Minister’s visit to Punjab and urged the court to treat it as a case of possible cross-border terrorism.
Mehta said that while the Registrar General may be tasked with safeguarding the official records of the Punjab government relating to the PM’s visit, he needs assistance by the NIA to identify various sources in the Punjab government and the police. As an official record, each concerned officer was informed about the route taken by the PM’s convoy. He said, “The incident had serious national security implications and a potential international embarrassment for India. The Supreme Court should give a signal that such lapses cannot be condoned and responsibility will be fixed with accountability.”
Punjab Advocate General DS Patwalia said that the Congress government led by Charanjit Singh Channi also feels that this is a serious security lapse and whoever is responsible for it should be identified and punished. He said the state was ready for any independent inquiry into the entire incident.
The CJI-led bench ordered the Punjab government, including its police, Special Protection Group (SPG) and other concerned central and state agencies to cooperate and provide necessary assistance in securing and confiscation of the relevant records. It directed the Registrar General to “keep the records in his safe custody for the time being”.
Maninder Singh drew the court’s attention to Section 14 of the SPG Act and said that it is necessary for all the Governments and their agencies to provide all possible assistance to the SPG for the protection of the lives of the protected persons and to prevent the violence of its provisions. maintain. SPG. Referring to the decision of the held SC. Act when he ordered a special court to be located in high security Vigyan Bhavan Received SPG protection in the Lakhubhai Pathak fraud case and for the trial of former PM PV Narasimha Rao, in which self-styled godman Chandraswami was the main accused.
He also hit out at the Justice Mehtab Singh Gill committee appointed by the Channi government to probe the incident. Singh said Justice Gill was severely hardened by the SC in 2011 for attempting to target the police in the Punjab recruitment scam probe. He said that the other member of the committee is the Principal Home Secretary, who is himself in the dock of lapses.
The SG supported Singh and said that the Punjab government should not have constituted the committee when it is an issue affecting national security. Patwalia said that the SPG Inspector General is also there as a member in the Central Investigation Committee, who will be in the dock for this lapse. The AG of Punjab said, ‘Let there be a free and fair investigation into the incident. The Punjab government has nothing to hide and is not trying to suppress a serious issue. We want a thorough probe into the incident.”

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