Tribune News Service
Patiala, April 13
A day after the Delhi Police denied that gangster-turned-social activist Lakha Sidhana’s cousin Gurdeep Singh Mundi Sidhana was “tortured”, the latter, in his assertion to the Patiala police, has alleged unlawful detention. Following this, the Patiala police wrote to their Delhi counterparts “for mandatory motion” on this regard.
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In a press release earlier than a workforce of police officers of the Urban Estate police station, Patiala, on Monday, Mundi alleged bodily torture and abduction by the particular cell of the Delhi Police whereas he was on his manner to Punjabi University on April 8 together with his good friend Gurpreet Singh. Gurdeep stated they have been offered earlier than a senior police officer of the cell earlier than being “let off” on April 9, a day earlier than he bought admitted to a Bathinda hospital.
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Delhi particular cell DCP Sanjeev Yadav stated they’d been conducting raids to nab Lakha Sidhana and there was no purpose to bodily torture anybody. “For us, Lakha is one of the lots of already arrested and needed within the Delhi violence case. No one apart from his cousin has alleged torture,” Yadav added.
Patiala SSP Vikramjeet Duggal advised The Tribune: “As for now, we now have written to the Delhi Police following the assertion and medico-legal report. These are being shared with the DCP, particular cell, Delhi Police, for mandatory motion at their finish. Mundi’s assertion is with us.”
Sources, nonetheless, stated the Patiala police have been neither knowledgeable nor taken into confidence concerning the Delhi Police operation in and round Patiala. “Bathinda and Punjab Police got here to know concerning the alleged choosing up of Gurdeep Singh from the authorities on the Civil Hospital, Bathinda, and from media studies,” stated a prime official.
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