Former DGP Tries To Enter HP Without Curfew Pass; Stopped By Police

Shimla: May 07

Sumedh Singh Saini, former DGP who was along with two other persons in a car, tried to enter Himachal Pradesh through the Khaira Mora check post at 4 am, but he was not allowed, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Devakar Sharma. He said that the former DGP tried to enter the hill state without a curfew pass amid the COVID-19-induced lockdown denied to enter the state. Sharma said the two other persons accompanying the former DGP identified themselves as an inspector and an assistant sub-inspector to the police personnel at the check post on the Punjab-Himachal Pradesh border near Swarghat in Bilaspur district.

Sharma said the former DGP called him after about half-an-hour insisting entry into Himahcal Pradesh stating that he had a property at Karsog in Mandi district. Saini was refused entry without a curfew pass, the SP said.