Gurdaspur: After being in the spotlight during the attack last year at Pathankot air base, the Punjab Police SP Salwinder Singh suspended in one another case. Salwinder Singh has demanded to increase his pay from 50% to 75% during the suspension.
It may be recalled that during the terrorist attack on Pathankot air base, terrorists after abducting Salwinder Singh and his cook, had taken away his car. In this case, due to various doubts arising out of the role of Salwinder Singh, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had questioned him for a long time. After surrendering in the court of Gurdaspur in April this year, Salwinder Singh has been lodged in Amritsar jail.
According to information, the attitude of the Punjab Police on Salwinder Singh is quite strict, due to his suspension, D.G.P. Office has written to the department for his forced retirement. On the other hand, according to the rules, Salwinder Singh is now getting 50 percent salary after suspension while he has been demanding 75 percent salary.
But DGP office did not recommend for this increase, and the Home Department has gathered all the facts and has decided to take a decision that, Salwinder Singh should be forcibly retired and either he should be discharged from service and take further actions. In such a situation, the department has collected all the facts related to the Pathankot attack. N.I.A has started deep inspection of all aspects of the case related to Salwinder Singh, after which further action is expected.
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