Kapurthala: Within no time political parties came forward to sympathise with the bereaved family of Jaskirat Singh and accusing the police not only of gross negligence but they also stated that abductor was demanding ransom in the name of a minister for upcoming elections. On the one hand, the SAD blamed the police functioning on the other Congress raised question over the law and order in the state .
Grand father of deceased Jaskirat, Baldev Singh and his father Narinder Singh with tears in their eyes said that their beloved Jaskirat lost life only due to gross negligence on the part of the Kapurthala police, raising finger at its functioning.They said within one hour they intimated the police and they were assured that police had declared high alert, and even Kapurthala limits were sealed then how body of Jaskirat was found near Fatehabad in Taran-Tarn district and his Activa scooter was found beneath a bridge near Hamira village on Jalandhar-Amritsar raod . They demanded constitution of SIT to probe this matter. They also pointed out the involvement of either a known person or a fake policeman behind this abduction and murder.
SAD leader Sarbjit Singh Makkar interacting with media admitted gross negligence on the part of police and he said, ‘‘ We have given a seven-day ultimatum to the police to trace the murderer or face action.’’ He said on Thursday that he met SSP, Kapurthala and told him to put in all efforts to solve this case. He further said that police should also investigate the matter on the basis of telephonic call that the father of deceased child, Narinder Singh received from abductor saying that money was demanded by the abductor at the behest of a minister.On the other hand, senior Congress leader and Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjit Singh condemned the abduction and brutal killing of Jaskirat Singh . Showing grave concern over the deterioting law and order situation in the state, he demaned for constitution of SIT for probing this matter.
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