Navjot Sidhu’s file is lying in the CM’s office since 1 month, Bhagwant Mann has gone to Maharashtra… Decision on release expected today
Navjot Singh Sidhu: Navjot Singh Sidhu is serving a one-year sentence in the Patiala Central Jail in a 1988 road rage case. Following the order of the Supreme Court, he was sent to jail on May 20, 2022, after surrendering before the local court. Now, citing his good conduct, speculations are being made to release him before the completion of his sentence.
For the premature release of Navjot Singh Sidhu, a file has been sent by the Jail Department to the Punjab Chief Minister’s Office for approval. But it is yet to get approval. (file photo)
Chandigarh. The possibility of premature release of former Punjab Congress President and former MP Navjot Singh Sidhu from jail is being expressed. In this regard, a file has been sent by the Jail Department to the Punjab Chief Minister’s Office (Punjab CMO) for approval. But it is yet to get approval. It is said that Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is on a two-day visit to Maharashtra in connection with ‘Invest Punjab’. Probably he is likely to return to Chandigarh today, after which a decision can be taken on this. There are speculations about Sidhu’s release on January 26.
Let us inform that Navjot Singh Sidhu is serving a one-year sentence in the Patiala Central Jail in a 1988 road rage case. Following the order of the Supreme Court, he was sent to jail on May 20, 2022, after surrendering before the local court.
Amid speculations of Sidhu’s release from jail, his supporters in Patiala, Ludhiana and Amritsar are making vigorous preparations to welcome him. But so far no confirmation has been made from the state government and the Raj Bhavan on the release of Congress leader Sidhu.
Meanwhile, Sidhu’s supporters have bedecked these three cities with big posters of Navjot Sidhu and tricolor flags. Full enthusiasm and enthusiasm is being seen among his supporters for his release from jail. His supporters are also speculating on social media about his release on different grounds.
It is noteworthy that the Jail Department had sent a file to the Chief Minister’s Office about a month ago, recommending the premature release of Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on the basis of ‘good conduct’. But till now the approval has not been given by the CMO. The CM will take a decision on the list sent by the jail department about Navjot Sidhu and other prisoners, keeping the tradition of releasing prisoners with ‘good conduct’ every January 26.