Punjab police has filed a FIR against 150 unidentified individuals in Prime Minister’s security lapse case in which PM Modi’s cavalcade was blocked on a flyover for about 20 minutes earlier this week.
Prime Minister was on hi way to Ferozepur in Punjab to address a rally, which was later cancelled.
The FIR has been filed under Section 283 for the Indian Penal Code (IPC), that says ‘whoever, by doing any act, or by omitting to take order with any property in his possession or under his charge, causes danger, obstruction or injury to any person in any public way or public line of navigation, shall be punished with a fine which may extend to Rs 200.’
Meanwhile, a central group testing the “serious lapses” in PM Modi’s security during his Ferozepur visit came to here on Friday. The Punjab government, then again, presented a report to the central government saying a FIR has been filed regarding that incident.
As per the sources, a three-member committee has been formed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday, which is looking for insights regarding the grouping of series of events that developed during the PM’s visit on January 5.
The Central team visited the Pyarayana flyover close to Ferozepur in the first part of the day in the midst of hazy conditions and communicated with senior Punjab Police and common organization authorities.
The board is driven by Sudhir Kumar Saxena, Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat, and has Balbir Singh, Joint Director of the Intelligence Bureau; and S Suresh, IG, Special Protection Group as two different individuals.
A report must be put together by the committee as soon as possible exhorted by the Center.
Sources additionally said that the committee started its investigation into the security issue which caused the PM’s caravan to stay abandoned at the flyover for about 20 minutes on Wednesday.
The team searched the flyover to find out sources for about 45 minutes and then they left for the BSF area headquarters for additional scrutinizing and test into the matter.
At the BSF area headquarters in Ferozepur, which is around 10 km from where the incident occurred on National Highway 5, the Central team remained closeted with the senior civil and police officials who were straightforwardly capable to guarantee the smooth entry of the Prime Minister’s cavalcade and his security.
The Central group has summoned a few senior police and officials including the people who were sent for PM’s security during his Ferozepur visit and requested that they show up face to face on Friday, said sources.
Punjab government’s Chief Secretary infromed the Union Home Ministry that a FIR with respect to the security break has been filed. The state government on Thursday shaped its own two-part board to test the supposed slips. The committee has been approached to present its report in three days.
Tewari is known to have shared information relating to the series of events that happened on Wednesday, said an official sources in the state.