SSP Patiala suspends SHO; issue notice to DSP for showing laxity
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Patiala
Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Patiala Vikramjeet Duggal today morning suspended the SHO City Rajpura Balwinder Singh and issue a show cause notice to DSP Rajpura,Gurwinder Singh for showing laxity in busting the illegal distillery, under their jurisdiction.
Yesterday evening Punjab excise department and excise police busted an illegal distillery on the outskirts of Rajpura, on the tip off of state excise commissioner Rajat Aggarwal.
As per information, the excise department has alerted the local police, about the running of another illegal distillery in Rajpura. But the local police fails to detect the location, person who is involved in running the illegal business.
Later acting independently, excise department under the leadership of joint commissioner excise Naresh Dubey, yesterday raided an abundant premises on Patiala-Rajpura road, byepass and unearthed a running illegal distillery.
SSP Patiala suspends SHO; issue notice to DSP for showing laxity as Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, had already directed the Police Department to crack down on all kinds of liquor smuggling, bootlegging and illicit distillation of liquor to protect the cash-strapped state from incurring any revenue losses due to such activities.
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has also ordered an immediate action against the DSPs of Sub-Divisions and the SHOs in whose areas such activity is seen taking place, and strict proceedings against any government officer/official found negligent or supporting any illegal activity, in any manner, relating to distillation/smuggling/distribution of liquor etc.