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Khaira questions police role in bribery audio clip case

Statesman News Service | Chandigarh |

Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Sunday questioned the Chandigarh police’s role in registering a First Information Report (FIR) regarding the ‘bribery audio clip’ released by leaders of Lok Insaaf Party (LIP). Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, Khaira even threatened to move to the Punjab and Haryana High Court if fails to render justice. Khaira said, he had made a specific statement 11 December, 2017 to Superintendent of Police (SP) Ravi Kumar wherein he had categorically listed the chain of events that led to the dismissal of his petition the high court.

Khaira said four senior most judges of the Supreme Court (SC) had come out publically to expose malfunctioning in the administration of SC and have held the Chief Justice of India (CJI) responsible for it. He said,
it is all the more imperative that the Chandigarh police should probe the bribery audio clip after registering a FIR. Khaira said he has learnt that the Chandigarh police had recorded the statement of tout and go between former deputy advocate general Amit Chaudhary, wherein he has admitted that the voice in the 5.22 minutes audio clip was very much his. Khaira alongwith Bains brother, Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjit Singh Bains, said.

We have learnt that Chandigarh police had summoned former Punjab Civil Service (PCS) officer TK Goel, the person who recorded the conversation, but let him off on the ground that he will first meet the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court. However, He later handed over the original audio clip to the police, said Khaira.

Khaira and Bains brothers said the Chandigarh police should first register a FIR and then proceed against the culprits, as they would be empowered with summoning and if need be arresting the accused.
They alleged there is very deep chain leading to the audio clip as one Rana Hardeep Singh, Who is the nephew of Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh and the Minister himself are deeply involved in the conspiracy.
Khaira said he has listed the names of all persons involved in the conspiracy against him.