Video: Jailed Congress Leader Lucky Sandhu Caught Dancing At Event In Ludhiana; 2 Cops Suspended, Probe Ordered

Video: Jailed Congress Leader Lucky Sandhu Caught Dancing At Event In Ludhiana; 2 Cops Suspended, Probe Ordered

This is not first such incident in which Criminals lodged in Jails in Punjab are seen turning a prison into a party venue

Ruddhi PhadkeUpdated: Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 01:11 PM IST
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Jailed Congress Leader Lucky Sandhu Attends Wedding On Pretext Of Illness In Ludhiana; Caught Dancing At Event | Twitter

2 Police Personnel have been suspended and a probe has been ordered after Congress leader Sarvottam Singh aka Lucky Sandhu was spotted dancing at an event in Ludhiana.

In a huge embarrassment to the Punjab Police, Lucky Sandhu had sought permission for Medical Check-up and treatment. However a video in which he is seen performing Bhangra at a wedding in Punjab's Ludhiana is doing rounds on social media.

Probe ordered, cops suspended

Police have initiated action by suspending two officers including a sub-inspector. Sandhu who is booked in at least nine cases under several charges, including rioting, kidnapping, assault, extortion and firing, among others was lodged in a jail in Ludhiana.

BJP: Suspending 2 cops not enough

Meanwhile, launching a scathing attack on AAP Govt, BJP's Shehzad Poonawalla has said, "Not the first time we have seen such things under AAP. Inmates celebrating inside jail, making extortion calls, giving interviews from inside has become norm under Bhagwant Mann.

Punjab police has only one job- settle scores against political rivals. Suspending two cops won’t help- political patronage for this comes from the top. Law & Order has completely collapsed in the state. "

Similar incidents that surfaced in past

A video clip had surfaced in March 2023 purportedly showing a group of gangsters lodged in a Tarn Taran jail "celebrating" the killing of two rival gang members accused in the Sidhu Moosewala murder case inside the prison.

Watch the video below

June 2023: Inmates join birthday celebrations of friends on video call

In June 2023, A video of an undertrial inmate lodged in Punjab's Ferozepur Jail allegedly celebrating his friend's birthday on Instagram live from the prison went viral on social meida.

The 25 second clip showed inmate Aman Kumar who was lodged in Jail for a murder case was seen enjoying and interacting with friends on instagram live.

April 2018: Inmates post birthday party pictures

In another case of lax security inside prisons in Punjab, picture of an undertrial celebrating his birthday inside the Faridkot Modern Jail had gone viral after it was posted on Facebook by one of his aides.

The incident came to light in April 2018. Five pictures of Bhola “Shooter” celebrating his birthday inside the jail were posted on Facebook from the account of his aide Pala Brar, who was himself lodged in the same jail.

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