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Efforts being made to revive Khalistani elements: CM

Efforts being made to revive Khalistani elements: CM

Chandigarh – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has claimed that efforts were being made to revive Khalistani elements with backing from Pakistan’s spy agency ISI and batted for a tough law such as the Punjab Control of Organised Crime Act (PCOCA) to contain such forces. The Punjab government this month had claimed to have achieved major

Not only gangsters, PCOCA will also nail drug menace in Punjab

Gangster culture in Punjab has increased manifold during the past few years. Many cases of contract killings and gangwars have also been reported in different parts of Punjab. While the former SAD-BJP government had tried its best to bring a law to curb gangster culture, the present regime is also working on the same lines.

‘PCOCA need of the hour to tackle organised crime in Punjab’

Phagwara (Pb), Nov 4,  Even as the clamour against enactment of Punjab Control of Organised Crime Act (PCOCA) rises, Punjab DGP Suresh Arora today defended the stringent law by stating that it was the “need of the hour” to tackle the menace of organised crime. “The state police will have to be empowered and the

Punjab govt revives proposal to bring back PCOCA

Punjab govt revives proposal to bring back PCOCA

The Captain Amarinder Singh government has revived the proposal for the controversial Punjab Control of Organised Crime Act (PCOCA) to rein in gangsters who have been giving tough time to Punjab Police.The proposal says under the bill, which is loosely based on the Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act (MCOCA), all confessions of criminals booked