A number of uniformed police personnel had been drunk on the marriage ceremony perform of the Punjab Chief Minister’s son, a senior police officer has revealed in a letter to the state’s prime cop. A number of 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.
Safety 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 Normal of Police, the senior police officer says that the safety preparations had been discovered missing. Many armed staff entered the venue unchecked because of “weak checking” on the predominant gate.
Woman 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 based on 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 along with his safety had been discovered consuming alcohol. Personnel deployed at entry gates additionally reportedly left their obligation factors earlier than the tip of the perform.
Some unauthorised personnel additionally crossed the Chief Minister’s safety cordon.