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Punjab govt transfers Ludhiana ADCP

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

government tonight transferred Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP-IV) Jaswinder Singh with immediate effect amid party's demand for his suspension for his alleged biased role in registering cases against the party leaders.

The ADCP has been transferred and directed to report at State Police Headquarters, till further orders, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister's office said.

leaders have been staging sit-in front of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's house here demanding the transfer of Police Commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh and suspension of the ADCP for their alleged biased role in registering cases against leaders.

They have also been protesting over the arrest of Youth Congress leaders and cases slapped against party workers under various sections, including section 307 (attempt to murder) of IPC.

A violent clash had erupted between Congress and Akali Dal activists on Dussehra eve in when Congress workers tried to burn the effigy of 'Chitta Ravan' and it had left several people injured.

Badal had asked DGP Suresh Arora to conduct on the spot inquiry in the incident and submit a report in this regard.

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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 20:28 IST