Supreme Court to form probe panel on Prime Minister’s security breach
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The Supreme Court on 10th January 2022 said that it would set up an independent committee, to be headed by one of its former judges to investigate and fix responsibility on those responsible for the breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security in Punjab on 5th January 2022.
- The Chief Justice of India N V Ramana, heading a bench also comprising Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli had asked the Registrar General, Punjab and Haryana High Court, to “forthwith seize and secure the records” of the visit.
- The Registrar General was to be assisted by the Director General of Police, Union Territory of Chandigarh, and an officer of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), not below the rank of Inspector General, nominated by the NIA Director General.
- These officers apart, the new committee, the bench indicated, would include another member, most likely the Punjab Additional Director General of Police (Intelligence).
- Supreme Court has also directed the Central government and the Punjab government not to go ahead with the inquires committee set up by them on this matter .
- The Union Government had set up Sudhir Saxena led Committee on the matter while Punjab Government set up a separate committee headed by retd. Justice Mehtab Singh.
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