Warrants issued against Punjab IAS officer; DGP directed to arrest IAS officer
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Taking severest action against the principal secretary of Punjab’s department of school education for not attending the hearing before the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) even after a duly served summon to do so, the court officer of the NCSC issued warrant and ordered Punjab’s Director General of Police (DGP) police to arrest the officer and ensure her presence before the court of Chairman NCSC Vijay Sampla at its headquarters in New Delhi on January 17.
It is pertinent to mention that the Punjab school education principal secretary was summoned for hearing in the matter of appointment of junior and general category principals as the education officer/principals of the year 2010.
In a communication to Punjab DGP, the court officer of NCSC clearly mentioned that a warrant has been issued against Jaspreet Talwar, Principal Secretary, Punjab government’s department of School Education, for not attending the hearing before the Commission on January 2. “NCSC, while exercising power of the Civil Court under Article 338 (8), orders you to arrest and bring her before the commission at 11 am on January 17”, the court officer directed the DGP.
NCSC further asked DGP to return the warrant on or before 17th January at 11 am with an endorsement, certifying the day and the manner in which the orders have been executed, or the reason why it has not been executed.