Punjab Police SP Gurbinder Singh has been suspended for the safety breach throughout Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to to Ferozepur district in January final yr.
Gurbinder Singh, who’s at present posted in Bathinda, has been blamed for dereliction of responsibility.
The safety breach occurred on January 5, 2022, when Modi was on his approach to Hussainiwala in Ferozepur and his cavalcade needed to cease and later taken a U-turn after protesters blocked his means.
The Prime Minister was caught on a flyover for round 20 minutes.
The Congress was in energy in Punjab on the time of the incident.
During the go to of Modi, Gurbinder Singh was posted because the Superintendent of Police (Operation) in Ferozepur.
A five-member Supreme Court-appointed committee had earlier blamed the senior state police officer for failing to discharge his responsibility to keep up regulation and order regardless of the supply of ample personnel.
“Ferozepur SSP failed to discharge his duty to maintain law and order. He failed to do this even though sufficient force was available and even though he was informed two hours before that the Prime Minister will enter that route, ” then Chief Justice N.V. Ramana had conveyed to the ready legal professionals after perusing the report of the committee, which was headed by former apex courtroom choose Justice Indu Malhotra.
At the time of the incident. Harmandeep Singh Hans was the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) posted in Ferozepur.