Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,02 Oct 2014

'CJ should take suo-motu notice of drug racket'

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Ferozepur, November 23, 2013
First Published: 00:11 IST(23/11/2013) | Last Updated: 00:12 IST(23/11/2013)

The Punjab and Haryana high court chief justice should take suo-motu notice of the Jagdish Bhola drug racket that the Patiala police have exposed, Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh has demanded.

Advertisement

So far, the police investigation pointed to the involvement of Akali leaders so the CJ could ensure fair examination, Amarinder said here on Friday. "The guilty, be they from any party, deserve exemplary long imprisonment," he added.

He also advocated opening the Hussianiwala border in Ferozepur district for trade with Pakistan, a case state Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Sunil Jakhar is pursuing with the party high command. His advice to deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal: "Concentrate on saving the existing industry instead to wooing outside entrepreneurs. The land cost in Punjab is too high to build any major industry."

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Bathinda

Martyr's Park now a scrap storehouse

The Shaheed Captain KK Gaur municipal park, situated in the heart of the Budhlada city, has turned into a store house for scrap material. The park neighours a Jain Mandir which has allegedly encroached on the park land.
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved