February 16 fixed for hearing of the case in the High Court
SAS Nagar, February 15 : Paramjit Singh, a joint candidate of Azad Group and Aam Aadmi Party from Ward No. 10 of Mohali city for the Municipal Corporation elections filed a case in the High Court seeking restraint of booth capturing and videography. In the case filed today, he narrated about the harassment by senior officers of Mohali Police under the influence of Amarjit Singh Jiti Sidhu, brother of the Cabinet Minister. The Hon’ble High Court has fixed the hearing of the case for tomorrow, February 16.
According to information received, in the case filed in the High Court, Paramjit Singh, a joint candidate of Azad Group and Aam Aadmi Party from Ward No. 10, said that despite the orders issued by the High Court, the Mohali Police did not let him do videography even at his own cost. Cabinet Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu’s brother, who was a Congress candidate from this ward, along with Chandigarh Municipal Corporation’s Congress Councilor Davinder Babla occupied the booth No. 33 of Phase 7 Private School at 3.45 pm. This whole bullying was being perpetrated by senior officers of Mohali Police.
Petitioner Paramjit Singh said in the petition that he had informed the SSP, Mohali Election Observer and Police Control Room about the booth capturing being carried out by the Congress leaders at the behest of the police but no action was taken. The petitioner also said that apart from this, the cameraman brought by him at his own expense was not allowed to do videography outside the polling station and the cameraman was prevented from doing videography by the said police officers.
The Hon’ble High Court has fixed February 16 for hearing of the case.