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Faridkot court summons Parkash Singh Badal and Sukhbir Badal on March 23 in Kotkapura firing case

PUNJAB NEWSLINE | March 07, 2023 08:31 PM

CHANDIGARH: A court in Faridkot has issued summons to former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, his son and former home minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini and five other police officers to apear on March 23 in the case of Kotkapura firing incident.

The SIT led by ADGP L.K.Yadav filed challan in the court after investigation and named both Badals and Saini as key accused and conspirators.

Other police officers who have been summoned included former IG Amardip Singh Chahal, former DIG Paramraj Singh Umrananagal, former SSP Charanjit Singh Sharma and Sukhmandir Singh Mann and SHO Gurdeep Singh.

The Kotkapura firing incident had happened on October 14, 2015 during the rule of SAD-BJP government led by Parkash Singh Badal. The police opened fire on Sikhs protesting against series of sacrilege cases of Guru Granth Sahib.


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