Punjab Opens New Bureau Of Investigations

– Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini the Bureau of Investigation had been formed and it would start functioning in two weeks.

Saini was here to attend the Police Commemoration Day function at Punjab Armed Police (PAP) complex. He said the bureau would ensure time-bound investigations into criminal cases.

Talking to the media after paying tributes to the police martyrs, the DGP said, “Once this separate division starts functioning, investigation in sensitive cases, including crime against women, will be completed early.”

He said the Punjab Police had created a history of gallantry by successfully facing various challenges. “Our force has set precedence not only in the country, but also internationally by weeding out terrorism. Many police personnel sacrificed their lives during the dark period that lasted for a decade,” he said. He called upon the officials of the department to perform their duty towards the families of the martyrs.

On drugs, Saini said the state had been freed of the menace. He said the crackdown on peddlers and addicts had brought about the desired results.

Fatehgarh Sahib: The district administration observed the day with a function at the Police Lines here. Deputy Commissioner Arun Sekhri paid tributes to 16 martyrs. He said the contribution of the martyrs was unparalleled.

Gurmeet Singh Chauhan, SSP, said around 650 police personnel sacrificed their lives on duty across the country this year.

District and Sessions Judge Sanjeev Berry, Superintendent of Police Balwant Singh, SDM (Amloh) Sukhwinder Singh, SDM (Bassi Pathana) Sukhdev Singh Mahal were also present.

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