PM’s security breach in Punjab: Supreme Court sets up 5-member panel headed by retired judge Indu Malhotra

PM’s security breach in Punjab: Supreme Court sets up 5-member panel headed by retired judge Indu Malhotra

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a five-part advisory group regarding the security slip by during PM Narendra Modi’s Punjab visit on January 5. In its request, the zenith court today said the advisory group will be going by a resigned top court judge, Justice Indu Malhotra. The request was passed by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana.

As indicated by the top court request, the five-part board will incorporate Justice (retd) Indu Malhotra, IG, Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA), Director General of Security of Punjab, and Registrar General of Punjab and Haryana High Court as its individuals.

In its request, the Supreme Court likewise coordinated the Registrar General of Punjab and Haryana High Court to submit archives connected with security plans for the state head’s visit, to Justice Indu Malhotra.

Prior on Monday, the peak court had said that it will establish an autonomous board of trustees headed by a resigned top court judge to examine the security pass during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Punjab on January 5.

In any case, it has been shown that Committee will incorporate DGP Chandigarh, IG National Investigation Agency, Registrar General of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and ADGP (security) of Punjab in the Committee.In the interim, the Bench asked both the Central government and the Punjab government to not proceed with the requests by the Committees comprised by them.

The top state leader was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes while en route to Ferozpur, Punjab recently because of the street being hindered by certain dissenters.

The Ministry of Home Affairs named it as a “significant pass” in his security.

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