PM’s Security Breach: Punjab Govt Constitutes High-level Committee To Probe Matter, Report In 3 Days


Chandigarh, Jan 6: The Punjab Authorities has constituted a high-level committee to probe the safety lapses that occurred throughout Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to to Ferozepur. The committee will submit its report in three days.
An official spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Workplace on Thursday stated that the committee would comprise Justice (Retd) Mehtab Singh Gill and Principal Secretary, Dwelling Affairs and Justice Anurag Verma.
“The committee shall submit its report inside three days,” added the spokesperson.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scheduled to go to Ferozepur on Wednesday to put the muse stone of a number of growth tasks value greater than Rs 42,750 crore.
The Dwelling Ministry stated in an announcement that PM Modi landed at Bathinda on Wednesday morning from the place he was to go to the Nationwide Martyrs Memorial at Hussainiwala by helicopter. Because of rain and poor visibility, the Prime Minister waited for about 20 minutes for the climate to filter.
The assertion stated that when the climate didn’t enhance, it was determined that he would go to the Nationwide Martyrs Memorial by way of street, which might take greater than two hours. The Prime Minister proceeded to journey by street after crucial affirmation of crucial safety preparations by the DGP Punjab Police.
Round 30 km away from the Nationwide Martyrs Memorial in Hussainiwala, when the Prime Minister’s convoy reached a flyover, it was discovered that the street was blocked by some protesters.
The Prime Minister was caught on a flyover for 15-20 minutes.”This was a significant lapse within the safety of the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister’s schedule and journey plan was communicated properly prematurely to the Punjab Authorities. As per process, they should make crucial preparations for logistics, safety in addition to maintain a contingency plan prepared,” the assertion stated. “Additionally in view of the contingency plan, the Punjab Authorities has to deploy extra safety to safe any motion by street, which had been clearly not deployed. After this safety lapse, it was determined to go again to Bathinda Airport,” it added.
It stated solely Punjab police knew the exact route of the PM and “by no means has such police behaviour been witnessed”.The Dwelling Ministry has taken cognizance of the “severe safety lapse” and has sought an in depth report from the Punjab authorities. The state authorities has additionally been requested to repair accountability for this lapse and take strict motion. (Companies)