After a clash in Patiala, Punjab, the top crime front was transferred and the internet was blocked
The day after Patiala witnessed a clash between two groups during an anti-Khalistan march and four were injured, the Punjab state government today took strict measures against state police and failed to control violence in the district. As a result, I removed three top officers from the post. ..
Police inspectors (Patiala Range), Patiala’s senior police officers, and police officers are reportedly angry with the police’s response to violence, following orders from Prime Minister Bhagwant Mann from the post. Sources told Bibarud that they had moved.
A spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office said Mukhwinder Singh Chinna has been appointed to the new IG-Patiala Range and Deepak Parik will be Patiala’s new police foreman.
Wazir Singh has been appointed as the new police overseer for Patiala.
The curfew imposed in the city at 7 pm yesterday was lifted at 6 am today, but officials said mobile internet and SMS services were blocked in the city to prevent rumors. According to the state government, all mobile internet and SMS services except voice calls will remain suspended in the district from 9:30 am to 6 pm.