A video message in which a prisoner at the Faridkot Jail has threatened to kill Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has gone viral on social media.
An inmate of Punjab’s Faridkot jail threatened to kill CM Captain Amarinder Singh, in a three-minute live video uploaded from within the prison on 27 May 2018.
The prisoner, identified as Gobind Singh, also threatened the state jail minister and the Director General of Police. Gobind Singh asked the CM to “visit Harmandir Sahib and seek apology” for “making false pledges”. “Your countdown has begun”, adding “Akal Purukh has appointed me to kill you”.
Here is the video:
Jail inmate in Punjab shoots a video inside the jail premises, threatening to kill Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and uploads the video on social media pic.twitter.com/PigSqoNTwi
— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) May 29, 2018
The accused in the video appeals to the people to share the video as much as possible besides asking them to send the video to Amarinder singh and DGP Punjab.
Addressing the Punjab CM and DGP, the accused Gobind Singh says he does not have their phone numbers, otherwise he would have called them directly.
“Captain, your bad days have started, stop making false vows. Oye… I am Gobind and belong to Mai Paidi village and live in Faridkot Jail. Be a human being …You have pushed our sisters and brothers towards drugs. The almighty has directed me to kill you. Even, jail cannot stop me,” the accused Gobind says in the video.
Gobind Singh hails from village Mari Bhaini in Faridkot and been lodged at Faridkot jail since April
Faridkot SSP Nanak Singh said that Gobind Singh and another inmate Kuldeep Singh have been booked under Sections 42 and 52 A of the Prisons Act for shooting the video.
The jail authorities have also recovered the mobile phone which was used to record the video. Once again the Punjab jail authorities are in the dock as the jail inmates continue to use internet and mobile phones inside jails. He said that the police is enquiring how the inmate had access to internet inside the jail along with the mobile phones.
“We cannot let our youth to be consumed by the drugs and I promise you I will eradicate this problem within few months only,” he had said. Gobind Singh also slammed Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa in the video, reported The Times of India.”
The video exposes law and order situation in Punjab where recently, a 23-year-old Punjabi singer was found shot dead. The body of Navjot Singh was recovered at village Rampur Sainian in Dera Bassi, Mohali.
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