Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court issued notice of motion to the Punjab government, Punjab Director General of Police (DGP), SSP Khanna, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Khanna, the then SHO City Police Station, Khanna, on Tuesday in a petition filed by Jyoti Sharma who had lost her husband due to entanglement into China string (dor) in February this year. Bench headed by Justice Ajay Tewari issued the notice to six respondents for January 30, 2017.
The petitioner’s counsel Vikas Bali said that the petitioner has also demanded CBI probe into the entire incident which led to the death of husband Rajnish Kumar Sharma. Bali said that the High Court has banned the use of China string (dor).
He further alleged that the police did not take any action despite a complaint filed by the petitioner Jyoti Sharma and no statement of her was recorded by the police.
Bali said that the petitioner alleged in the petition that the police have taken no action against those who were responsible to hush up the case in spite of the fact that departmental probe conducted by Deputy Superintendent of Police Raj Kumar Jalhotra allegedly found all the five police officials guilty for not taking the action.
Those who were allegedly accused by the DSP report include, the then SHO City police station, Khanna, Ashwani Kumar, ASI Rashpal Singh, earlier posted at Police Station Khanna, ASI Baldev Raj, ASI Parmod Kumar and ASI Shukhwinder Singh. All of them were posted at Khanna police station at that time. It was alleged by the petitioner that no action was taken by these cops in this matter despite the complaint filed by her with the police.
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