Politics on Anti-Gangster Task Force in Punjab: Former Congress Minister said – Old liquor in a new bottle; Oku used to do the same, AAP showed political will

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Politics has started in Punjab regarding the Anti-Gangster Task Force of the AAP government led by CM Bhagwant Mann. Former Congress minister MLA Pargat Singh called it old liquor in a new bottle. He said that there is already an Organized Crime Control Unit (OCCU) in the state. It was also made to act against gangsters. Pargat said that we already have the team, political will is needed. Is he with Aam Aadmi Party?

After meeting the police officers in Chandigarh, CM Mann decided to form a task force.

After meeting the police officers in Chandigarh, CM Mann decided to form a task force.

Oku was formed during the time of Captain Sarkar.
The Organized Crime Control Unit ie Oku was formed by the Punjab Police in 2018. Captain Amarinder Singh was the Chief Minister at that time. This unit formed by DGP Suresh Arora had encounter about 20 gangsters of A and B categories. Apart from this, out of 500 identified gangsters, 300 were arrested by Oku. These gangsters were associated with the 70 gang. A special cell was also made for such gangsters in Bathinda Jail. At this time, former IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh, who became MLA of Aam Aadmi Party, was leading it. However, he later resigned.

Murder of Kabaddi player, AGTF formed after threats to singers
The Punjab government has taken the decision to form the Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) ​​after the recent incidents. In which a Kabaddi player was shot dead during the tournament. Investigation revealed that the gangster sitting abroad had killed him through sharp shooters after not obeying. After this, some other Punjabi singers including Punjabi singer Mankirat Aulakh received threats. Chances were raised that the singers were threatened by gangsters sitting in jail or by operatives roaming outside. When he approached the police for security, the whole matter came to light.

Man government claims, AGTF will be powerful
Mann Sarkar claims that the new task force will be given full strength. Their special police stations will open. His jurisdiction will be the whole of Punjab, that is, he can go anywhere and take action against gangsters. The SSP and Police Commissioner of the district will have to cooperate. They will also have the right to register an FIR, investigate and then get punishment in the court. Apart from this, there will also be freedom to collect intelligence and carry out operations.

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