A retired Punjab girl Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Amrit Kaur Brar has been booked for dishonest by allegedly concealing the desire of her late father to realize property rights of her widow sister-in-law and her youngsters.
A case beneath Part 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was lodged on the NRI police station right here on Friday, after a preliminary police investigation.
Patiala division assistant inspector basic (AIG) for NRI cell Balraj Singh mentioned the case is being investigated.
The complainant Sukhdeep Kaur Brar, a retired IAS officer at the moment residing within the US, is the widow of an IPS officer Avinder Singh Brar who was shot lifeless by terrorists in Patiala in 1987. He was then senior superintendent of police of Patiala district.
The accused Amrit is the youthful sister of the slain officer. She was given a compassionate appointment as an assistant commandant within the Central Reserve Police Drive. In 1993, she was taken on deputation within the Punjab Police and, 5 years later, absorbed as DSP in Punjab police. She retired as AIG final 12 months.
Amrit couldn’t be reached instantly for her touch upon the FIR towards her.
In line with the FIR, accessed by HT, Avinder’s father Gurdarshan Singh had properties in Punjab and Delhi.
In 2001, Gurdarshan had registered a will for distribution of properties amongst his members of the family.
A preliminary police investigation discovered that as per the desire of 2001, if Amrit Kaur will get married, she’s going to get property solely in Delhi whereas remainder of the belongings will go to Sukhdeep, her two youngsters and Gurdarshan’s spouse.
After her father’s demise in 2013, Amrit allegedly secured a share in her paternal properties positioned at Abulkhurana in Muktsar and Fazilka via a pure succession proper.
In 2018, Sukhdeep filed a case in a Delhi excessive courtroom to assert her share within the Delhi properties. In line with a authorized doc submitted by Amrit within the courtroom, she acquired married in 2009 and bought her inherited Delhi property.
The Delhi case is sub judice, in response to the police report.
Officers of state police’s NRI wing discovered that Amrit secured the Delhi properties via the desire however the identical will (that states she’s going to lose property rights in aside from Delhi belongings after marriage) was hid from all whereas claiming her share for properties in two places in Punjab.
The police probe has discovered that Amrit had submitted solely a demise certificates to get a share of her father’s property in Punjab whereas she had produced will, that in any other case restricts her declare on the inherited properties, to the Delhi authorities to safe precious belongings there.
The FIR says that prima facie, Amrit had wrongfully secured ancestral property shares in Punjab. The FIR was registered after the prosecution and litigation division of the NRI police cell gave the go-ahead on the idea of the investigation performed by the AIG workplace.