Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s convoy stuck on a flyover for around 20 minutes at Hussainiwala as some protestors blocked the road in Ferozepur district on January 5, 2021  |  Photo Credit: IANS
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New Delhi: BJP Chief Ministers Yogi Adityanath and Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the breach in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security was a premeditated conspiracy to harm him, with the latter demanding arrest of his Punjab counterpart Charanjit Singh Channi for the ‘conspiracy to assassinate the PM’.
Addressing a press conference, Sarma said the Punjab chief minister should be arrested for conspiracy to assassinate PM Modi during his visit to the poll-bound state.
Citing facts that have emerged from a sting operation conducted by a private news channel, the Assam CM said that Punjab CID DSP Sukhdev Singh’s voice was recorded in a sting operation in which he is telling a senior SSP on January 2 about the conspiracy.
In the sting operation, he (Punjab CID DSP Sukhdev Singh) is also saying that the entire protest was organised by Khalistani supporters, they were not farmers, Sarma said. While attacking the Congress regime in Punjab
Meanwhile, Adityanath also termed PM Modi’s security breach incident as a pre-planned sponsored conspiracy.
He accused the Congress government in Punjab of not following the protocols during PM Modi’s visit to the state on February 5.
Drone or any attack might have happened but Punjab governmnet governmnet ignored all this. Congress should apologise to the country, Adityanath said.
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said the breach in the prime minister’s security was a premeditated conspiracy to harm him.
Meanwhile, amid the political turmoil over the incident, the Supreme Court today appointed a five-member committee headed by former apex court judge Justice Indu Malhotra to probe the security breach during PM Modi’s visit to Punjab on January 5.
The bench apex court bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana also appointed the Inspector General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Director General of Police of Chandigarh, the Registrar General of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and the Additional DGP (Security) of Punjab as members to the probe panel.