No action against Badal, Phoolka to submit his resignation today

Last Updated: Oct 12 2018 12:10
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Over the issue pertaining to the non-implementation of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission report and in a protest against the failure of the Congress Government in Punjab to arrest former DGP Sumedh Singh and former CM Parkash Singh Badal, Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Dakha constituency, HS Phoolka is all set to submit his resignation to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker today. He asserted that he will not be able to submit his resignation to the Speaker personally as an important case related to the 1984 riots is listed in the Delhi High Court.

Accusing Congress government over its dishonest intentions, Phoolka said that there is no legal impediment against initiating criminal proceedings against Saini or Badal. The statement came after the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the state government that in case the police decide to arrest the former DGP, then a week's notice should be given to him.

The matter pertains to the sacrilege and firing incidents that took place in October 2015. According to the report of Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh Commission, set up to probe the sacrilege and firing incidents, Badal and Saini were aware of the proposed police action to disperse the protesters at Kotkapura by using force.