Indignant at the politicization by Punjab CM Charanjit Channi of the attack on the Ludhiana court, Congressman Navneet Singh Bittu urged Channi on Saturday to seek help from the Prime Minister and the Minister of the Interior in this case. Reminding the CM that the issue was national security, he said now was not the time to politicize the situation. An explosion occurred in the Ludhiana judicial complex leaving 1 dead and 6 injured.
Ravneet Bittu to CM: “Don’t politicize the problem”
“Punjab CM should not be in politics. CM Channi should immediately take help from the Prime Minister, HM. Now is not the time to be in politics. For us, India comes first, then parties Pakistan is an international border and it is a This is not the fight of the Congress, of the BJP “, declared Bittu. The deputy of Ludhiana had also criticized the head of state Navjot Sidhu for his controversial remarks .
Earlier Thursday, CM Channi claimed that attacks in the state were occurring after the drug case against Bikram Singh Majithia was filed. Drawing a parallel between the recording of an FIR against the head of the SAD, the recent incidents of sacrilege and the explosion of a bomb that rocked the town of Ludhiana, Channi wondered why such horrific incidents did not happen. had only taken place after Majithia’s reservation. The Punjab CM argued that the âanti-Punjab forcesâ wanted to disrupt the state peace and asserted that the state government would probe the Majithia angle in relation to the Ludhiana explosions. Majithia requested early bail after a drug case was filed against him.
Bomb explosion in Ludhiana
An explosion occurred Thursday in a court in Ludhiana around 12:25 p.m., leaving one dead and six injured. The main suspect – Gagandeep Singh – a former policeman – is the one who was killed in the explosion, according to police. Sources said the explosion occurred in a women’s toilet on the third floor of the court compound. Footage from the scene shows damaged walls and parts of the ceiling in the third-floor toilet in Courtroom no. 14.
The investigation revealed that Gagandeep Singh was a member of the police stationed as munshi at Sadar Khanna police station. He was removed from his post after a case was filed against him under the Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS). As a result, he was jailed in 2019 and was not released until September of this year. It also emerged that intelligence sources in a report to the Center had warned of Pakistani ISI aiding pro-Khalistani groups in the Punjab, in an attempt to create discord in the state ahead of the 2022 Punjab elections. .