Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday requested Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to inform what extra proof he wants of AAP legislators working drug trafficking rackets after the arrest of Khemkaran legislator Sarwan Singh Dhun’s nephew with one kg heroin and a drone from Pakistan.
In a press release issued right here, Sukhbir Badal mentioned, “The SAD has been repeatedly asserting that AAP legislators are hand-in-glove with drug traffickers and are even pressurising the police to not act in opposition to the drug mafia. The arrest of Dhun’s nephew proves that AAP legislators are indulging in drug trafficking with impunity.”
Asserting that every one this amounted to the whole failure of the Chief Minister in controlling the drug menace, Badal mentioned, “Bhagwant Mann has failed to pay heed to both the Punjab and Haryana High Court, central agencies as well as the Governor — all of whom have held that the political-police-drug mafia nexus gas given boost to drug trafficking in the state. The Chief Minister has completely failed in his role as the Home Minister and should resign from this post immediately.”
Asserting that each the Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal are accountable for this state of affairs, Badal mentioned, “Sarwan Singh Dhun has a known record of indulging in drugs smuggling and was arrested for the same in 2002 and even did a jail term.”
Badal additionally questioned the Chief Minister as to why he’s patronising the unlawful actions of his legislators.
He mentioned that earlier Khadoor Sahab legislator Manjinder Singh Lalpura’s brother-in-law was caught indulging in unlawful mining, however as a substitute of taking strict motion in opposition to him, the Tarn Taran SSP was transferred.
The SAD chief additionally mentioned that the medication menace has turn into so alarming that the excessive court docket had accused the police of colluding with drug peddlers.