The security provided to Arjun Singh Badal, son of Manpreet Singh Badal, Mandeep Kaur Nagra, wife of Congress leader Kuljit Nagra, Raninder Singh, son of Captain Amarinder Singh, SAD leader Tota Singh and families of several IAS-IPS officers has also been withdrawn.
The Punjab government late on Friday night cut the police security of 184 VVIPs in the state. Now it has been decided to provide security only to those persons who are in any kind of danger. The decision was taken to withdraw the security of several former ministers and former MLAs after the Punjab Police reviewed the security related matters of VVIPs. Police personnel have been called back from the security of the sons of former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Manpreet and the family of Charanjit Singh Channi. Following this decision, 198 security personnel and one police vehicle were withdrawn.
In a letter sent by ADGP (Security) to all range IGs and DIGs, all Police Commissioners, all SSPs, ADGP SPUs, SOGs and CDOs, Special DGP State Armed Police and Security Wing, it has been said that VVIPs should review the threat to the people. They later decided to cut down on the number of security personnel they received. Among these, there are many VVIPs, who were deployed in their offices apart from their homes in different cities of the state.
Security was withdrawn from Surjit Singh Rakhda, Sucha Singh Chhotepur, Janmeja Singh Sekhon, Bibi Jagir Kaur, Gulzar Singh Ranike, Tota Singh, Madan Mohan Mittal, Sohan Singh Thandal, Rajeev Shukla, Santosh Chaudhary, Varinder. Apart from these, the security of 54 former MLAs has also been withdrawn. These include Vir Singh Lopoke, Maheshinder Singh, Rajwinder Kaur Bhagike, Gobind Singh Longowal, Surinderpal Singh Sibla, Virsa Singh Valtoha, Ranjit Singh Talwandi, Parkash Singh Bhatti, Jagbir Singh Brar, Arunesh Shaker, Savinder Singh, Rajbans Kaur Rana, Mohinder Kumar Rinwa, Nirmal Singh, Jugal Kishore Sharma, Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal, Baldev Singh Mann, Baldev Raj Chawla, Lakhmir Singh Randhawa, Jeet Mohinder Singh, Ajit Inder Singh Mofar, Charanjit Kaur Bajwa, Gurcharan Singh Boparai, Gurikbal Kaur, Harchand Kaur, Joginder Singh, The names of Karan Kaur Brar, Tarlochan Singh, KD Bhandari, Seema Devi, Sukhjit Kaur Sahi, Avinash Chandra, Balbir Singh Ghunas, Baljit Singh Jalal Usma, Darshan Singh Kotfatta, Deep Malhotra, Harpreet Kaur Mukhmalpur, Harpreet Singh Kotbhai are included.
The security of the families of these leaders was snatched away
The security cover provided to Captain Amarinder Singh’s political advisor Captain Sandeep Sandhu, Congress Presidents of various districts, families of several ministers and leaders has also been withdrawn. These include Adesh Kairon’s wife Preneet Kaur Kairon, DGP S. Chattopadhyay’s son Siddhant Chattopadhyay, Congress leader Kulbir Singh Jeera’s mother Kulwant Kaur, Manpreet Singh Badal’s son Arjun Singh Badal, Congress leader Kuljit Nagra’s wife Mandeep Kaur Nagra, Captain Amarinder Singh’s son Raninder Singh, SAD leader Tota Singh and many IAS The security provided to the families of IPS officers has also been withdrawn.