Chandigarh: A Mohali court on Saturday issued an arrest warrant against former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini in the 1991 Balwant Singh Multani disappearance case.
The court ordered the police to produce Sumedh Saini by 25 September as per the order.
Former Punjab Director General of Police Sumedh Saini is conducting raids at several places to arrest him by the Punjab Police’s Special Investigation Team.
Sumedh Saini, whose whereabouts are still unknown, was accused in May of the disappearance of Balwant Multani in 1991, when he was working as a junior engineer with Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Corporation.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday dismissed Sumedh Saini’s anticipatory bail plea in the case.
The High Court had also dismissed Sumedh Saini’s second petition seeking quashing of the FIR in the case or transfer of investigation to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
His bail plea was rejected by a Mohali court on 1 September.
Last month, after two former Chandigarh police personnel – former UT Police Inspector Jagir Singh and former ASI Kuldeep Singh, who are also co-accused, the police charged with the murder of Balwant Multani under Section 302 of the FIR in the murder case. Was a pair. Approved in missing case.
On September 3, Punjab Police claimed that Sumedh Saini had “escaped” leaving Z Plus Security behind.
Sumedh Saini had left his Chandigarh residence with security personnel and security vehicles of Punjab Police, including a jammer vehicle.
Balwant Multani, a resident of Mohali, was picked up by the police in 1991 after a terrorist attack on senior superintendent of police, Sumedh Saini in Chandigarh.
However, the police later claimed that Balwant Multani had escaped from the custody of the Qadian police in Gurdaspur.
Sumedh Saini and six others were charged on the complaint of Balwant Multani’s brother.