Sukhbir Singh Badal, Harsimrat Kaur condemn Nihang attack on cops in Patiala

Sukhbir SIngh Badal, Harsimrat Kaur on Nihang attack on Punjab Police in Patiala Sanaur

Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday condemned the attack on cops by a Nihang group at Sanaur in Patiala. An ASI’s hand was chopped off and two other policemen were injured in an attack that took place at Sanaur vegetable market in Patiala district.

Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter and wrote: “The barbaric attack on cops by anti-social elements at Subji Mandi in Patiala is condemnable. All necessary steps should be taken to maintain law and order and everyone should cooperate with authorities. Those taking law into their own hands like this should be dealt with severely.”

Harsimrat Kaur Badal said in a tweet: “The shocking #attack on cops by anti-social elements at Sabji Mandi in Patiala has shaken everyone. Strict time-bound action and punishment should be given to these goons. I appeal to everyone to cooperate with the civil and police administration in these difficult times.”

Likewise, SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia took to Twitter and wrote: “I condemn the brutal attack on policemen at Patiala Sabji Mandi. Those indulging in such anti-social activists should be brought to book and a special fast track court be instituted to deal with such cases. Every effort should be made to save the hand of ASI cut in the incident.”

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh took to Twitter and wrote: “Police Party on Naka duty was attacked today in which one ASI’s hand was cut off and 6 were injured. Police cornered the culprits and have taken them into custody. Have given instructions to the Punjab Police to deal with anyone breaking the law in a strictest possible manner.”

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He added that “I am proud of the Punjab Police party under SI Bikkar Singh for professionally handling this situation. ASI Harjeet Singh is undergoing plastic surgery in PGI-Chandigarh, praying for a successful surgery.”

-PTC News