Chandigarh: The Punjab Police has registered a criminal case against unknown persons for impersonating political strategist and Punjab CM’s Principal Advisor Prashant Kishor and utilizing his identify to incite some political leaders against Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
The police had obtained data that the stated unknown persons had been making telephone calls to political leaders and public representatives over the past 5-7, days within the assumed identification of Prashant Kishor, in line with a Punjab Police spokesperson.
These unknown caller(s), talking as Prashant Kishor, had been reportedly encouraging the politicians to make public statements against the Punjab Chief Minister and to criticize his management, stated the spokesperson, citing confidential sources.
The spokesperson additional disclosed that these callers, claiming to be Kishor, had additionally apparently been giving assurances to the political leaders and so on that he would take up case with the Congress High Command in Delhi, in the event that they act on his (purportedly Kishor’s) recommendation.
A criminal case beneath sections 416, 419, 420, 109, 120-B of the IPC and part 66-D of the IT Act 2000 has been registered at PS Division no. 6, Commissionerate of Police, Ludhiana against the unknown callers, stated the spokesperson.