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Safety lapse at PM’s convoy: Punjab bureaucracy probe panel; recommend knocks SC door

Through PTI

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab executive on Thursday constituted a two-member high-level committee to behavior a radical probe into the “lapses” that came about right through Top Minister Narendra Modi’s consult with to Ferozepur, an legitimate spokesperson mentioned.

The committee accommodates Justice (Retd.) Mehtab Singh Gill and Essential Secretary, House Affairs and Justice, Anurag Verma.

“So as to perform a radical probe into the lapses that came about right through the Top Minister’s consult with to Ferozepur the day past, the Punjab executive has constituted a high-level committee,” the spokesperson mentioned.

The committee shall put up its file inside 3 days, the spokesperson added.

The high minister’s convoy was once stranded on a flyover for 15-20 mins because of a blockade via protesters in Ferozepur on Wednesday, an incident the Union house ministry described as a “primary lapse” in his safety.

After this, Modi returned from the poll-bound state with out attending any match, together with a rally.

Punjab Leader Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, on the other hand, denied there was once any safety lapse or political reason in the back of it and mentioned his executive was once in a position for an inquiry.

The Very best Courtroom agreed to listen to on Friday a plea to verify there is not any breach within the safety of the high minister in long term.

A bench headed via Leader Justice N V Ramana took notice of senior recommend Maninder Singh’s submission {that a} critical breach in Top Minister Narendra Modi’s safety came about in Ferozepur, Punjab, on Wednesday.

After that, the high minister returned from poll-bound Punjab with out attending any match, together with a rally.

“We can checklist it the next day as the primary merchandise,” the bench, additionally comprising Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli, mentioned on Thursday.