New Delhi: It has been more than 11 months since the farmers’ movement. After 11 months, the police have started removing barricading from Tikri Border and Ghazipur Border. Preparations have also been started to open the one-way path of both these borders.
During the hearing in the Supreme Court, it was revealed that due to the closure of the road, common people are facing problems. After which the farmers said that they have not closed the road. Delhi Police has done it.
Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana has said that the police is also ready to open the way, but the farmers should promise that there will be no chaos of any kind. For the time being, the road will remain closed until there is a complete settlement between the police and the farmers.
The police have also removed a barricade made of cement on the Tikri border. Along with this, the iron nails installed in the middle of the road have also been removed. At present, a barricade of cement is still intact.
Singhu border murder
Punjab Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) has not yet been able to determine who took Lakhbir Singh — the 35-year-old labourer who was found lynched at the farmers’ protest site earlier this month, allegedly for desecrating the Sikh holy book — to the Singhu border.
Four people have been booked in connection with the murder so far.
Lakhbir’s family had gotten the cold shoulder from many political parties in Punjab when they reached out seeking help, due to allegations of sacrilege leveled on Lakhbir. However, Punjab Home Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa had formed an SIT to probe the murder and whether there was any conspiracy behind his visit to Singhu as well as the allegations of sacrilege.
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