DGP constitutes three-member SIT to ensure speedy investigation in Chandigarh University case of Mohali

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Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav today constituted a three-member all-woman Special Investigation Team (SIT) under the overall supervision of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Community Affairs Division, and Women Affairs, Gurpreet Kaur Deo, to ensure the effective and speedy investigation into Chandigarh University case of Mohali.

The SIT comprises SP Counter Intelligence Ludhiana Rupinder Kaur Bhatti as the Incharge, while two members include DSP Kharar-1 Rupinder Kaur and DSP Anto Gangster Task Force  Deepika Singh. The SIT will function under the supervision of DIG Rupnagar Range Gurpreet Singh Bhullar and SSP of  SAS Nagar district Vivek Sheel Soni and can co-opt any other member, based on functional requirements.

The development came a day after Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann ordered a high-level probe into the matter.

Terming the incident at Chandigarh University as unfortunate, DGP Gaurav Yadav apprised that the investigations are going on at full pace and the Police on Sunday late evening made three arrests including that of the student and two others from Himachal Pradesh after seizing certain electronic devices from their possession. He also expressed gratitude to the DGP Himachal Pradesh for extending all cooperation to the Punjab Police.

“The SIT will go to the bottom of this matter and whoever is found involved in this case will not be spared,” he assured.

While appealing to students, parents, and the community at large to maintain calm and peace, the DGP assured them to protect the privacy and dignity of all the individuals concerned. He also urged the people to rely only on authentic channels for information and not get swayed away by the rumors being spread on various social media platforms, which are sometimes unverified.