Punjab

Punjab Dy CM Randhawa suspends three Jalandhar cops for dereliction of duty

By Jasleen Kaur -- October 28, 2021 2:10 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Thursday conducted a surprise check on GT Road in Jalandhar district to review traffic situation.

Following his orders, three police personnel posted at the Phillaur checkpoint in Jalandhar district were put under suspension for dereliction of duty.

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Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa conducts surprise checking in Phillaur

As per information, Jalandhar (rural) Senior Superintendent of Police Satinder Singh suspended the three officials. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa conducted a surprise check to ascertain the ground situation with regard to security at nakas on GT Road.

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According to reports reaching here, when Randhawa crossed the Phillaur hi-tech checkpoint, no police personnel was found deployed there.

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He found that the policemen were in a room near the checkpoint. When questioned, they could not give a satisfactory reply. He placed them under suspension for dereliction of duty.

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Randhawa said in view of the festive season, police personnel should be vigilant and also ensure efficient traffic management.

-PTC News