Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, June 7
The Special Investigation Team probing the Kotkapura police firing incident has issued summons to former SAD MLA Mantar Singh Brar apart from questioning plenty of senior police officers concerning the sequence of occasions resulting in the firing in October 2015 on a mob protesting sacrilege incidents.
The SIT led by ADGP LK Yadav with IG Rakesh Aggarwal and DIG Surjit Singh because the members questioned DIGs Ranbir Singh Khatra and Amar Singh Chahal on Monday.
It additionally put posers to former SSP Sukhmandar Singh Mann and Charanjit Singh apart from Inspector Pritpal Singh.
Former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini was prone to be questioned in the present day. Sources mentioned the panel will name him once more after listening to the opposite police officers, bureaucrats and politicians, who had been both on the protest web site or had been concerned within the decision-making course of to make use of drive towards protesters or not.
Suspended IG PS Umranangal didn’t seem earlier than the probe panel in the present day. He sought an excuse for in the present day saying he was indisposed. He is prone to seem tomorrow.
The SIT confirmed the officers video clips of the police firing and alleged conflict with the protesters.
People had been protesting towards the collection of sacrilege incidents within the area. Sources mentioned the probe panel needed to establish who ordered the firing on the mob. It can also be making an attempt to know if the police opened hearth at a peaceable gathering of protesters or if the mob was unruly.