Acting on a request by Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala who is an accused in two cases under the Arms Act in Sangrur and Barnala districts Patiala zone inspector general of police (IGP) Jatinder Singh Aulakh on Tuesday changed the officer probing the firing case.Punjab Bureau of Investigation SP Rupinder Bhardwaj was investigating the case. Sangrur SSP Sandeep Garg will supervise both investigations,” Aulakh said.
The Sangrur SSP said that SP (PBI) SP Gurmeet Singh, who is already leading the Sangrur case, will investigate the case. He will be assisted by the Dhuri DSP and the Sadar Dhuri SHO.Eight police personnel, including DSP Daljit Singh Virk, Julkan SHO Gurpreet Singh Bhinder and three assistant sub-inspectors, were suspended.In the May 5 firing incident, the Sangrur police booked Moose Wala and six cops at Sadar Dhuri police station under Section 188 of the IPC and Arms Act after a video of him firing from a private pistol at Ladda Kothi shooting range went viral.
Aulakh said that two special investigation teams (SITs) have been formed in Sangrur and Barnala districts to investigate the cases. Sidhu moose wala de chal rahe case ch oh dino b din hor fasda ja reha hai dekho eh hun video ch ki hoea te share kro video nu vad to vad.We have formed two SITs to be headed by superintendent of police (SP) rank officers. The teams will include a deputy superintendent of police and the local station house officer (SHO) in both districts.