Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has cut security of 424 more VIPs in the state. It also includes the Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib, Giani Harpreet Singh. removed from security
All the arrested gunmen are commandos of Punjab Armed Police. They will be inducted into the Armed Police Force at Jalandhar Camp
The responsibility of security of Shri Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh will now rest with Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC). When the government called back half of its security personnel, the other half was also called back. The SGPC has deployed four security personnel outside his residence at Talwandi Sabo. SGPC secretary Tejinder Singh said that the Jathedar is not dependent on any government for security.
The government has cut the security of former Congress state president Shamsher Singh Dulo, Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, National Commission for Scheduled Castes Iqbal Singh Lalpura and former union minister Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa.
The security of Darbar Sahib chief granthi Giani Jagtar Singh, Dera Mukhi Baba Sukhdev Singh, Dera Sachkhand Ballam Mukhi Niranjan Das, Bhaini Sahib Mukhi Satguru Udai Singh and Shahi Imam of Punjab Maulana Muhammad Usman Ludhianvi have also been beefed up. Apart from this, the security of many ADGPs, IGs, DIGs and DCPs of Punjab Police has also been reduced.
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