ASST JE ATTACKED IN FEROZEPUR; POWER MINISTER DIALS HIS NUMBER TO ENQUIRE ABOUT HIS WELL-BEING
— FEROZEPUR POLICE REGISTERS CASE OF ATTEMPT TO MURDER AGAINST ACCUSED PERSONS
— CM BHAGWANT MANN LED PUNJAB GOVT COMMITTED TO WELFARE OF ITS EMPLOYEES, SAYS HARBHAJAN SINGH ETO
Chandigarh, September 21:
Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO today telephonically spoke to Assistant Junior Engineer (JE) Karnail Singh, who was attacked by some persons at village Gatti Masta in Ferozepur on Tuesday evening and enquired about his well-being.
As per the information, Assistant JE Karnail Singh, posted at the Sub-divisional Office of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) had gone to install an electricity meter in the village, when some persons brutally attacked him for installing a meter at their rival’s house.
The Minister, while talking to Karnail Singh, has offered him all kinds of possible help from the State Government. He said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab Government is committed for the welfare of its employees.
He informed that the Mamdot Police has registered a case against all the accused persons for attempting murder and various other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.
He said that the Punjab Government won’t tolerate anyone manhandling or misbehaving with the employees and stern action will be taken against all the accused persons.
Meanwhile, FIR has been registered under sections 307, 332, 341, 353, 186, 506, 148, 159, and 323 of the IPC at Mamdot Police Station.