4 constables and 1 SI in-charge for security at country’s fHimachal Pradesh’s Shimla and Dharamsala Vidhan Sabhas may have the status of being the country’s first e-assembly (paperless). Not a single CCTV camera has been installed in the security of the assembly building at Tapovan, built by spending crores of rupees in the year 2006. The responsibility here is also handed over to only four police constables and one sub-inspector. After raising the flag of Khalistan, now a big lapse in the security of the police is coming to the fore.
There was neither CCTV nor any security guard posted at the main gate of the assembly complex on Saturday night. In such a situation, any mischievous element can tamper with the wall including the main gate of the assembly building.
Sikh for Justice chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannu has been booked under the Anti-Terrorism Act and other penal offenses for putting up Khalistani flags on the main gate and walls of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly complex in Dharamsala.
Amid pro-Khalistan activities in parts of Himachal and other neighboring states and declaring June 6 as Khalistan Referendum Day, DGP Sanjay Kundu called for sealing the state’s border and tightening security at sensitive and crowded places. also ordered.
Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu said that the main charges against Pannu were under Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and Sections 153A and 153B of the Indian Penal Code, besides Section 3 of HP Open Place (Prevention). A case has been registered as an accused.
Section 13 of the UAPA deals with the offense of abetting acts of terror. Sections 153A and 153B of the IPC deal with the offenses of promoting communal or communal division and enmity.