Ludhiana: After the video of gambling in Satluj Club goes viral and formal complaint was lodged with Deputy Commissioner, the inquiry officer ADC Apneet Riyat summoned nine members of club for questioning on Friday.
General Secretary of club Gunjeet Ruchi Bawa has lodged complaint with deputy commissioner stating that joint secretary of club Gurinder Singh Kairon was playing cards in exchange of money in club. Though, the lights were off but the members were using mobile torch for gambling.
Apart from Kairon, eight other members who were seen in video clip were summoned by ADC.
However, ADC Apneet Riyaat didn’t reveal the details of inquiry and said that report will be submitted to Deputy Commissioner after probing all the angles, it will take one week to conduct inquiry, she added.
Those who were summoned for questioning were Gurinder Singh Kairon, joint secretary of Sutlej Club, Ginni Thapar, son of finance secretary T.S Thapar, Raj Verma of Gulab Dyeing, Ravinder Arora of Amco Group, Raju Chawla of Chawla Chicken, Gaurav Sachdeva, joint secretary of Lodhi Club, Manish Gupta, Vivek Tandon and Rakesh Tangri.
Meanwhile, the members of club who were summoned for questioning pleaded innocence and said that they were wrongly targeted.
The recent controversy in prestigious club whose president is Deputy Commissioner has left the members of club in tight spot. The image of club has touched a new low with the allegations of gambling.
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