PUNJAB strongly refutes Jakhar's contention regarding wrong statement in Supreme Court

Author(s): City Air NewsChandigarh, May 11, 2013: The Punjab Government today refuted the claim of Sunil Jakhar, Leader of Congress Legislative Party that any misstatement was made to the Supreme Court. The Government spokesman stated...

PUNJAB strongly refutes Jakhar's contention regarding wrong statement in Supreme Court
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Chandigarh, May 11, 2013: The Punjab Government today refuted the claim of Sunil Jakhar, Leader of Congress Legislative Party that any misstatement was made to the Supreme Court.

The Government spokesman stated that Police Security Board (Commission) was constituted on April 17, 2008. It held its first meeting on January 1, 2009. The same was chaired by the Chief Minister and attended by N.P.S. Aulakh, IPS, the then DGP, R.I. Singh, IAS, the then Chief Secretary and Sudhir Mittal, IAS the then Principal Secretary Home. Its proceedings were put up before the Supreme Court vide Annexure R-1 by the State, in affidavit filed on May 3, 2009.

As far as the Police Establishment Board (Committee) is concerned the State Government intimated that the Punjab Police Act, 2007 provides for its creation in section 32. A similar provision in the Act (Section 54) provides for the Police Complaints Authority.

The Spokesman reiterated that there was no question of stating anything false in any affidavit and the Government exercises its constitutional obligation with a complete sense of responsibility.

Date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2013