Punjab CM for speedy probe into sacrilege case



 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met families of the victims of the Behbal Kalan incident, and promised that investigation into the case would be taken to its logical conclusion and those found guilty would be punished.

Reiterating his government's resolve to ensuring justice for the victims' families, the Chief Minister assured them that the Special Investigation Team (SIT), entrusted with the probe after it was withdrawn from the CBI, would get to the bottom of the case.

All the culprits involved in the heinous crime of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib would be brought to book and those responsible for the deaths of innocent people would be duly punished, he said.

In response to concerns expressed by the families, the Chief Minister assured them that the probe by the SIT would be completed in a time bound manner.

He also agreed to visit Behbal Kalan soon.

The family members, including Sadhu Singh, father of late Gurjit Singh of Sarawan village and Sukhraj Singh, son of late Krishan Bhagwan Singh, demanded early completion of various development works in Behbal Kalan -IANS