Karamjit Kaur, the spouse of personal safety officer Balwinder Singh whose turban got here off throughout his arrest final week, as we speak expressed happiness after assembly West Bengal Director Basic of Police (DGP) Virendra and hoped to take her husband again to Punjab quickly.
Ms Kaur, who had threatened to stage a sit-in protest along with her son outdoors the state secretariat, Nabanna, from as we speak to hunt Mr Singh’s launch, thanked the media and the administration of the state for the “optimistic developments”.
“At the moment I met the DGP. I’m optimistic that Balwinder will likely be out of jail quickly. I want to take him again to Punjab after his launch,” she advised reporters.
Mr Singh was arrested through the BJP’s “Nabanna March” on October 8 and has been within the custody of the Howrah Police since then.
He’s more likely to be produced earlier than a court docket quickly and is predicted to hunt bail, sources stated.
Balwinder Singh has been charged underneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act for carrying a firearm, the license of which, is legitimate solely in Jammu and Kashmir, the police have claimed.
His spouse and son Harshveer had come to Kolkata on Tuesday and met Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan looking for his intervention within the subject. Mr Dhankhar had tweeted in her help.
The video of his turban coming off throughout a combat with the police on October 8 went viral on social media.
A bit of the web customers claimed the police had pulled off his turban, whereas the regulation enforcement officers maintained it had unintentionally come off through the combat.
A number of Sikh our bodies and cricketer Harbhajan Singh have condemned the alleged touching of a Sikh’s turban, saying the incident has damage the neighborhood’s sentiments.