Chandigarh : Gangster Deepak Tinu , one of the accused in singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder , escaped from police in a major embarrassment for Punjab police which sacked the officer incharge and arrested him .
Tinu escaped from the custody of the Crime Investigation Agency ( CIA ) unit of the Mansa police on Saturday night when he was brought on a production warrant from Goindwal Sahib jail in Tarn Taran district in another ca se . The CIA incharge has been dismissed from service under Article 311 of the constitution , Punjab police said .
Punjab DGP Gaurav Yadav said the CIA incharge has been arrested while asserting that no laxity will betolera ted . He said police teams have fanned out to nab Tinu .
An FIR under IPC sections 222 ( intentional omission to apprehend on the part of public servant bound to apprehend person under sentence or lawfully commit ted ) , 224 ( resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension ) 225 – A ( omission to apprehend , or sufferance of escape , on part of public servant … ) and 120 – B ( punishment of criminal conspiracy ) has been registered against errant police officials . “
FIR filed against errant police officials on the escape of Deepak Tinu from custody in Mansa . Incharge CIA apprehended … No laxi ty will be tolerated . Police teams have fanned out & operation for re – arresting accused launched , ” DGP Yadav in a tweet . The incident prompted the opposition parties to attack the AAP government in Punjab .
” Gangster Deepak Tinu , a key suspect who was hauled in for interrogation in the case of Sidhu Moose Wala , managed to escape from Mansa Police’s custody in a cinematic manner while Punjab CM is busy perform ing ‘ Garba ‘ in Gujara , ” Cong leader Partap Singh Bajwa said in a tweet . Charan Kaur , Sidhu Moose Wala’s mother , questioned how Deepak Tinu escaped from police custody and also alleged that the arrested gangsters were get ting ” facilities ” injails . ” Last night , one escaped from the custody of CIA staff . How did he escape , ” she asked in Mansa .