CHANDIGARH, December 27: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Capt Amarinder Singh today expressed shock and grief over the tragic and shameful rape of a girl and her subsequent suicide following the pressure by the police to compromise with her rapists at village Gagga near Samana.
In a statement here today Capt Amarinder said, it was quite shocking that such heineous and shameful incidents were taking place everyday which vindicated the Congress stand that law and order situation has touched its nadir. “The way these incidents are taking place the time will not be too far when the President’s rule will be the only option in Punjab”, he asserted.
Maintaining that dismissal of the cops was no solution he said the government needs to go into the reasons as why all this has been happening. He said, it needs to be ascertained as at whose behest the concerned SHO was trying to pressurise the girl to go for compromise that she was forced to commit suicide.
Reiterating his demand for enforcing discipline and order, Capt Amarinder said, the government needs to tame the elements who are influencing the functioning of the police and forcing them to do wrong things which lead to tragic situations like the suicide of the girl as she was being denied justice.