The Justice (Retd) Mehtab Gill Commission has found the cases registered against Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira during the Akali Dal -BJP regime to be false.
The Commission has endorsed the findings of police that all the 17 cases registered against Khaira and his supporters in 2007-2008 by then Akali government were fake. The Commission has recommended cancellation of the cases in the trial court, according to Gill, who said the police has also moved application for cancellation of these cases in Trial Courts.
Cases against two others inluding Sukhwinder Singh Mithu and Simranjit Singh Mann have also been found to be false. The commission has recommended cancellation of the false FIRs.
The Commission has so far decided 895 of the 4349 complaints received by it. District Magistrates and District Attorneys were appointed by the Home Department, Punjab, as Nodal Officers of various districts. These Nodal Officers have sent to the Commission their action taken report and status of various complaints which the Commission has decided in favour of the complaints.