Amarinder pulls up law office

Chandigarh, July 5: Taking a serious view of the concerns expressed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court over the manner in which final reports are being filed by the prosecution in drug related offences, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday directed Advocate General Atul Nanda to pursue the matter ensure that there is no laxity on this in future. Acting on the Chief Minister’s directives, Nanda has asked he Director, Department of Prosecution and Litigation, to call for a report from the various districts and ascertain the factual position on ground in this regard.

Describing it as an issue of “grave concern”, Nanda has also sought the comments and suggestions of the Director, Vijay Singla, on the issue “so that the matter may be taken forward at the earliest, preferably within two weeks”. (IANS)