Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal and senior leader Virsa Singh Valtoha on Thursday moved the district court after non-bailable warrants were issued in Punjab’s Amritsar.
During this time, both Sukhbir and Valtoha re-filled their bailable bonds. Now Sukhbir Badal will come to appear in the court again on November 29. After coming out of the court premises, Sukhbir Badal has called it a political conspiracy and attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Sukhbir Badal said that the Congress government had filed a case against him to create this political pressure. Now that the AAP government has come in the state, they are pushing this case. He also expressed his faith in the judiciary and said that the judiciary will give him justice.
The case was registered in 2021
According to the information received, on August 1, 2021, a complaint was lodged against Sukhbir Badal in police station Beas by Friends and Company, which is mining in Beas river. After which a case was registered against him in the police station Beas for intimidating the workers of the company and ignoring Covid rules.
A case under Sections 269, 270, 188, 341, 506 IPC and 3 Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 was registered against Sukhbir Badal and his companions.
Did not appear before court even after orders
According to the information received, the case was earlier registered in Baba Bakala Sahib Court, but due to Sukhbir Badal being an MP, it was sent to Amritsar District Court. Where the Chief Judicial Magistrate has started looking into it. Despite repeated calls, Sukhbir Badal did not receive the summons. As a result, non-bailable warrants were issued against Badal and Valtoha on October 10 for November 3. Apart from Sukhbir and Valtoha, several leaders are involved in the case
Had Badal not appeared in the case even today, his troubles could have increased. Apart from Sukhbir Badal, Valtoha, former MLA Amarpal Singh Boni, Kanwaljit Singh, Baljit Singh, Chanchal Singh, Chamkaur Singh, Kashmir Singh, Tarsem Singh, Manjinder Singh, Balwinder Singh and Santokh Singh have also been named in the case.