Ays ‘they’re not Vijay Mallya or Nirav Modi or Mehul Choksi however small farmers, so the place will they flee?’
CHANDIGARH: Terming the issuance of lookout notices towards farmer leaders as “completely fallacious”, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday stated treating the farmers as a flight threat was not solely illogical however condemnable.
“Where will they flee?” requested the Chief Minister, mentioning that almost all of them had been small farmers with small land holdings and never huge company raiders like Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi and Mehul Coksi, who had fled over the previous few years after looting the nation of billions of rupees. “You did not cease these bigwigs however at the moment are targetting these small farmers combating for his or her survival,” stated Captain Amarinder, urging the Centre to instantly direct the Delhi Police to withdraw the lookout notices.
The Chief Minister additionally questioned the Delhi Police choice to call farmer leaders within the FIRs of the Republic Day violence with none proof towards them. “How are you able to blame all of the farmer leaders for the mischief performed by a breakaway group or the handiwork of some anti-social components, who instigated the violence on the Red Fort and different elements of the nationwide capital,” he requested.
Reiterating his demand that the Delhi Police shouldn’t use the violence as an excuse to harass farmer leaders with the intention to weaken the agitation of the farmers, the Chief Minister identified that every one the outstanding leaders named within the FIRs had already distanced themselves for the lawlessness of January 26. Not a single one of them had reportedly been discovered to this point to have made any inflammatory speeches or seen indulging in any provocative acts, he stated. If the police have any proof of the involvement of any of these leaders, they need to make it public, the Chief Minister added.
Captain Amarinder urged the Centre to make sure a free and honest probe into the incidents of January 26 in order that the actual culprits may very well be recognized and stern motion initiated towards them. Victimisation of farmer leaders was neither justified nor honourable, he added.