July 6, 2022

Having didn’t safe the custody of Delhi BJP chief Tajinder Bagga in a case of provocative remarks — following a daylong slugfest on Friday — the Punjab police on Saturday obtained a contemporary non-bailable warrant towards Bagga from a Mohali courtroom.

A resolute Bagga — refusing to go on the backfoot — instantly moved the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket difficult the arrest warrant issued by the Mohali courtroom. The Excessive Court docket, too, acted with alacrity and ordered an pressing listening to of the plea, which was taken up simply earlier than midnight on the residence of Justice Anoop Chitkara. Near midnight, digital media experiences stated the courtroom has ordered that no coercive motion be taken towards Bagga until the subsequent listening to.

This provides him aid from execution of the contemporary NBW. The following listening to might be on Might 10. In his utility, Bagga had stated that the one intent of the prosecution is to arrest him and prejudice his liberties and to fulfill its political masters.

The Mohali choose had stated he was issuing the NBW preserving in view the truth that enough alternatives had already been granted to the accused to hitch the investigation. The event got here a day after the Punjab Police operation to arrest Bagga floundered, because the due course of had not been allegedly adopted whereas selecting up the BJP chief from his residence. Later, the high-handed motion bought embroiled in an unpleasant face-off with Delhi and Haryana Police.

Earlier within the day, the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket adjourned proceedings within the matter of the alleged detention of Punjab police officers by the Delhi and Haryana police until Might 10.

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It was submitted by the police of the 2 states that they’d not detained any Punjab police personnel in Haryana, stated further solicitor normal of India, Satyapal Jain, showing on behalf of the Delhi police.

CBI raids AAP MLA in financial institution fraud case

In the meantime, in a big growth, a day after the Delhi police and the Punjab police clashed over the arrest of the BJP chief, the CBI on Saturday raided the premises of Punjab AAP MLA Jaswant Singh, in reference to Rs 40.92 crore mortgage fraud case registered towards an organization by which Singh was a director.

Based on experiences, the CBI stated that about Rs 16.57 lakh, round 88 international forex notes, property paperwork, a number of financial institution passbooks and different incriminating paperwork have been recovered from the premises linked to the accused.

Nonetheless, reacting to the CBI searches, Singh held that he had donenothing fallacious and accused the Central BJPof misusing central companies to focus on its political opponents.

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Printed on: Sunday, Might 08, 2022, 07:30 AM IST