Punjab

Justice Mehtab Singh Gill commission submits 8th interim report, 337 false cases detected

July 12, 2018 06:56 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Moving swiftly and purposefully to deliver justice to the innocent victims, the Punjab Government has already implemented 190 of the 337 complaints allowed by the Justice Mehtab Singh Commission, which submitted its 8th interim report to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh into the false cases registered under the SAD-BJP regime.

Under strict instructions from the Chief Minister to expeditiously address every recommendation of the Commission, the Punjab Police has so far filed cancellation reports of the FIRs in 126 cases.

In seven cases, action has been taken against erring police officers, while compensation has been processed in 17 cases, as per the feedback received by the Commission from the Nodal Officers. Further, compliance of the orders has been made in 21 cases and proceedings U/S 182 IPC have been initiated in 19 cases.

The maximum FIR cancellations have been initiated in Ludhiana (13), Tarn Taran (12), Ferozepur & Amritsar (11 each). Amritsar also has the maximum of 6 cases in which action has been taken under Section 182 IPC, while Ludhiana has 6 cases in which compensation has been processed, followed by Amritsar (5). As far as compliance is concerned, Kapurthala leads with 8 cases. Ludhiana has seen the maximum cases (4) of action taken against erring police officers.

For grant of compensation to the aggrieved persons, reports have been prepared and forwarded to the Government for consideration of the quantum of compensation to be awarded, according to Justice (Retd) Mehtab Singh Gill. On the remaining recommendations made by the Commission, the Nodal Officers are complying with the directions of the Commission to implement the same and are submitting the progress reports, he added.

In its 8th report, the Commission has dismissed 216 complaints and allowed 9, taking the total number of complaints accepted so far to 337. Of the total 1299 complaints examined so far, 962 were dismissed on various grounds.

     Detail of District-wise Progress Reports is as under:-

Sr. No.

Name of the District

No. of cases in which Police has taken action for cancellation of FIRs

No. of cases in which Action u/s 182 IPC has been taken

No. of cases in which compensation has been processed.

No. of cases in which Compliance has been made.

No. of cases in

which action

against

erring Police Officers/Officials

 has been made.

1

Ludhiana

13

4

6

3

4

2

Tarn Taran

12

1

1

1

-

3

Ferozepur

11

3

4

4

-

4

Patiala

4

2

-

-

-

5

Gurdaspur

7

-

-

-

-

6

Faridkot

7

1

-

-

1

7

Sri Muktsar Sahib

5

-

-

1

-

8

Amritsar

11

6

5

-

-

9

Kapurthala

3

-

-

8

-

10

SBS Nagar

-

1

1

-

-

11

Fatehgarh Sahib

-

-

-

2

-

12

Sangrur

6

-

-

2

1

13

Mansa

-

-

-

-

1

14

Bhatinda

47

1

     

 

Total

126

19

17

21

7

 

Grand Total

190

 

 

 

 

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