Patiala, Punjab (December 19, 2015): Senior journalist Kanwar Sandhu was thrashed in Patiala jail by Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana today, according to daily newspaper Ajit, as reported on their website.
Kanwar Sandhu was present to conduct an interview with Bhai Balwant Singh. Interestingly, also present at Patiala jail alongside Kanwar Sandhu was Gurmeet Singh ‘Pinky’.
Assistant Superintendent Jagmel Singh has been suspended as a result of the incident, as he has given permission for the meeting to go ahead, which led to the incident.
Notably Kanwar Sandhu had conducted a series of interviews with Gurmeet Pinky in which revelations of Police brutalities were made, and follow up interviews have been taking place as Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana was an integral part of the team that assassinated then CM Beant Singh.