Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought a detailed report from the DC Rupnagar into the assault on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA, allegedly by an illegal mining mafia. Taking serious note of the incident, the Chief Minister made it clear that lawlessness would not be tolerated in the state under any circumstances, and asked the DC to ensure a free and fair probe to ascertain the facts of the matter.Even as the police acted quickly to arrest three persons allegedly involved in the attack on Amarjit Singh Sandoa, MLA Rupnagar, the Chief Minister asked the DGP Suresh Arora to crack down on the remaining suspects and ensure their immediate arrest. The two PSOs attached to the MLA have also come under the Chief Minister’s scanner for evidently failing to protect him. They have been transferred to the Police Lines and the Chief Minister has directed the DGP to investigate their role in the entire episode.Besides Amarjit, his gunman Head Constable Sukhdeep Singh was also injured in the attack which reportedly took place on Thursday afternoon, said the spokesperson. They were taken to Civil Hospital Sri Anandpur Sahib, Rupnagar, from where Amarjit was referred to the PGI, Chandigarh for further check-up after he complained of chest pain.
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