Gaurav Yadav, the director general of police (DGP), today established a four-person special investigation team (SIT) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the gangster Deepak Tinu’s escape from police custody in Mansa.
The Anti-Gangster Task Force AIG Opinderjit Singh, DSP Bikramjeet Singh Brar, and Mansa SSP Gaurav Toora are the three members of the SIT, which is headed by Patiala Range IG MS Chhina. The Mansa City-1 police station SHO will provide the SIT with full support, and the latter canRecruit any additional officers from the Bathinda and Patiala ranges for greater assistance.
According to the DGP, the SIT had been instructed to wrap up the investigation quickly.In the meantime, the Mansa police conducted another search of Pritpal Singh’s official residence today while the DSP and executive magistrate-cum-naib tehsildar were present. From his home, three weapons, including two pistols and a revolver, were taken.Pritpal’s chef was also questioned by the police. Also being sent for forensic analysis are Pritpal’s two mobile phones.
According to sources, Pritpal also gave Tinu, who was being held by the CIA, a cell phone, which he used to arrange his escape the day before Saturday night.Balkour Singh and Charan Kaur, the parents of Sidhu Moosewala, today questioned how the police operate. They argued that since they had no faith in the Mansa police, another district’s police should look into the situation. The CIA in-charge has been negligent, so the police from another district should question him, according to Charan.She continued, “Earlier, we had our reservations about whether these gangsters were receiving VIP treatment in jails or police custody, but today it is a fact
In the meantime, Tinu’s white Brezza automobile that Pritpal used to transport her from the CIA headquarters on Saturday night has also been seized by the Mansa police.SSP Toora confirmed the change by stating, “Sections under the Arms Act have been added to the FIR.”