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Assistant JE attacked in Ferozepur, Power Minister dials his number to enquire about his well being

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | September 21, 2022 09:08 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO today telephonically spoke to Assistant Junior Engineer (JE) Karnail Singh, who was attacked by some persons at village Gatti Masta in Ferozepur on Tuesday evening, and enquired about his well-being.

As per the information, Assistant JE Karnail Singh, posted at Sub-divisional Office of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) had gone to install an electricity meter in the village, when some persons brutally attacked him for installing meter at their rival's house.

The Minister, while talking to Karnail Singh, has offered him all kinds of possible help from the State Government. He said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government is committed for the welfare of its employees.

He informed that the Mamdot Police has registered a case against all the accused persons for attempting murder and various other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

He said that the Punjab Government won't tolerate anyone to manhandle or misbehave with the employees and stern action will be taken against all the accused persons.

Meanwhile, FIR has been registered under sections 307, 332, 341, 353, 186, 506, 148, 159 and 323 of the IPC at Mamdot Police Station.

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