Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story (Part II)

Punjab Insurgency – An untold story Part II

In the last part, Punjab Insurgency – An untold story (Part 1) we saw how the men of Jhanjoti, a village near Amritsar, suffered at the hands of the terrorists. It is both disturbing and frightening, even to imagine what Rooprani and Surjit Rani went through on that horrible night. Men were dragged from their houses and killed at point-blank range; this was undoubtedly a barbaric act.   Just the thought of losing your loved ones is enough to give

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Punjab Insurgency – An untold story (Part 1)

Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story

It is through the daily roll call of death that you can have a record of the massacre that took place during the 80s in one of the prosperous states of India, i.e. Punjab. In 1986, the number of people killed in terrorist killings was more than 600. However, the number reduced to mere 60 in 1985, but still the numbers are quite staggering. The numbers cannot expound the mental agony of all those people who lost their loved ones.

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IG Umranangal Kotkapura Case Disclosure in SIT ChargeSheet

2015 Kotkapura Incident & Firing Conspiracy

Big disclosure in SIT’s charge sheet. According to the charge sheet page 48, the SIT found that there was a peaceful protest going on from the protesters sitting at the residence. There was nothing which has forced them to do anything wrong until someone provokes them to do so.  According to the SIT, the shootings on the protesters were a deliberate conspiracy and the conspiracy was led by a high profile politician, a police officer, a Dera chief, and his

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IGP Umranangal’s Arrest A Politically Motivated Move

ig paramraj umranangal arrest is politically motivated

Since the 80s, militancy has affected Punjab and its border areas. Experts are of the view that poor political hold in Punjab has been one of the leading reasons behind the rise of militancy in Punjab. Both political and non-political organizations lend monetary support to these militant groups owing to which such groups gain confidence and carry out illegal activities without any fear of law. Political organizations support these groups indirectly & in favor of that these groups work for

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IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal Gets Bail in Kotkapura Case

IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal Gets Bail

Finally, IPS Paramraj Singh Umranangal who is in judicial custody in the 2015 Kotkapura incident and Behbal Kalan police firing case is partially reprieved as the Faridkot district & sessions court approved his bail.  The court pointed out that it is clear from the police file that the statements recorded by the police were actually of the protesters of some other incident. Most importantly, not a single person came forward claiming that IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal was answerable for the law enforcement party, which caused injuries to the activists. Hindustan Times, Mar 12, 2019 article titled “Suspended IGP Umranangal gets bail in 2015 Kotkapura firing case” also clarify the facts in their own words – “The court order said that from the police file, it is clear

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IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal Case – SIT a Puppet of CM

IG Umranangal Behbal-Kalan-firing-case

Seeing the current scenario, skepticism has prevailed, things are very much unclear, and everyday new facts are emerging in Punjab police officer Paramraj Singh Umranangal’s case, eventually perplexing the whole case. As per the latest happening in the Behbal Kalan firing case, SIT (comprising of 5 top officials) is now having different opinions and now efforts are being made to pacify the whole situation. Mr. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has also made a statement saying that Mr. Kunwar Pratap Singh (IPS)

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