A senior IPS officer of Punjab police was tonight suspended, three days after
the killing of an Assistant Sub Inspector in Amritsar who had resisted the
harassment of his daughter allegedly by a ruling Akali Dal leader and his aides.
Paramraj Singh Umranangal, DIG (Border Range), was put under suspension "for not
performing his duties efficiently", an official release said.
"He has created indiscipline in the Border Range," the release said adding "his
headquarters during the period of suspension would be in the office of DGP,
No further details were officially provided in connection with the suspension of
ASI Ravinderpal Singh was shot dead allegedly by SAD local secretary (Urban)
Ranjit Singh Rana and three of his associates on December 5.
A local station house officer (SHO) has already been dismissed in connection
with Ravinderpal's killing.
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