Punjab Electoral Officer Seeks Report On SAD-Secretary And DGP’s Gill Activities


CHANDIGARH – The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Punjab, is reportedly unhappy with the explanation of the Punjab Government pertaining to the political activities of Director-General of Police PS Gill and that of DS Guru, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister.

Rejecting the report submitted by Punjab Chief Secretary on the issue, the CEO has now asked the State Home Department to submit a fresh report.

Highly placed sources said the report submitted to the CEO, to be forwarded to the Election Commission of India, states that only 37 gunmen had been given to important persons in Moga district.

PS GillThe CEO’s office has now asked the Home Department to furnish details of personal security officers deployed in Moga district from all sources like the India Reserve Battalion, the Punjab Armed Police (PAP) and the district police.

The CEO’s office had on August 20 received a communication from the ECI asking the CEO to find out if allegations and complaints received during a review meeting on August 9 in Chandigarh were true. The ECI had asked the CEO to comply with the directive by August 25

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