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After Case Towards Punjab’s Bikram Majithia, Navjot Sidhu’s Celebration

has been named in an FIR by the Police.


Former Punjab minister and Akali Dal MLA Bikram Singh Majithia has been named in a police case over drug trafficking within the state, officers stated immediately, in a transfer that comes simply forward of elections.

A replica of the First Data Report (FIR) seen by IHNS states that Mr Majithia has been accused of knowingly permitting drug smuggling by using his property or conveyance, financing the distribution or sale of medicine and legal conspiracy for smuggling narcotics.

The FIR relies on a report by a Particular Activity Drive appointed to curb drug abuse in Punjab.

The duty power had submitted its report within the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket.

and different leaders of the ruling had been demanding the submitting of a case towards Mr Majithia, a member of the opposition.

A jubilant Mr Sidhu, chief of the Congress’s Punjab unit, tweeted:

Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal lashed out on the authorities. “We knew it very effectively. The federal government modified 3 DGPs (Administrators Normal of Police) solely to register a case towards Badals and Majithia. I’m able to court docket arrest. They will come and arrest me,” he stated.

Just lately, a senior officer had refused to register a case towards Mr Majithia and had gone on medical go away.

The Akali Dal chief, who has not but commented on the FIR, has denied all allegations towards him and stated they’re politically motivated.

He even scored an apology from Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Occasion boss in 2018 after a defamation swimsuit over comparable accusations, following the earlier state elections when the drug case was within the highlight final.

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal too has come out strongly in defence of Mr Majithia previously.

Final month, Mr Badal accused Mr Sidhu of resorting to “extra-constitutional” measures by directing the state authorities to register a false case towards Mr Majithia.

Punjab is about to carry elections early subsequent 12 months by which the Akali Dal is likely one of the principal opponents of the ruling Congress.

Mr Majithia is a member of the Badal household that ran Punjab for a decade; he’s the brother-in-law of then Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s youthful brother.



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