Several uniformed police personnel had been drunk on the marriage ceremony operate of the Punjab Chief Minister’s son, a senior police officer has revealed in a letter to the state’s high cop. Several different safety loopholes have been identified within the letter. A police officer has additionally been suspended.
Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s son Navjit Singh received married to engineering graduate Simrandheer Kaur at a Gurdwara in Mohali on Sunday.
Security loopholes had been discovered on the “ladies sangeet function” organised at Arista resort in Mohali on October 8.
In an in depth letter to the state’s Director General of Police, the senior police officer says that the safety preparations had been discovered missing. Many armed workers entered the venue unchecked as a result of “weak checking” on the fundamental gate.
Lady police personnel deployed on the venue in plain garments had been seen partaking within the festivities and consuming meals and beverage in teams. A gazetted rank police officer was seen touching the toes of a minister, which in line with the letter was a subject of a lot dialogue.
No CCTV cameras had been put in to observe VIPs and “special persons” after they had been getting out of their autos. “Anyone can enter the venue in the guise of a VIP this way,” the letter added.
Commandos posted for Mr. Channi’s safety had been “mostly busy watching videos on their phones”, and a few safety personnel entrusted together with his safety had been discovered consuming alcohol. Personnel deployed at entry gates additionally reportedly left their responsibility factors earlier than the top of the operate.
Some unauthorised personnel additionally crossed the Chief Minister’s safety cordon.