Faridkot, August 28, 2023: As per media reports, the special investigation team (SIT) presented a 56-page challan along with 2,446 pages of supportive documents in the challan here on Monday.
The SIT probing the Kotkapura police firing incident of October 2015 filed the second supplementary challan in the court of JMIC.
According to the news published in The Tribune, earlier the SIT, headed by LK Yadav, ADGP, and comprising IG Rakesh Agarwal and Bathinda SSP Gulneet Khurana as members, had presented the first challan on February 24, followed by a supplementary challan on April 25 in the Faridkot court.
In the second supplementary chargesheet, the SIT submitted more evidence in the court, said Harjeet Singh, SSP, Faridkot.
There are two criminal cases relating to the Kotkapura police firing incident in the aftermath of sacrilege incidents. The first was registered by the Kotkapura police against some Sikh protesters on October 14, 2015.
Later, while all accused were given a clean chit, four police officers, including the complainant SHO, were named as accused.
The second FIR in the incident was lodged on August 7, 2018, on the basis of an investigation made by a judicial commission.