• Sunday, May 22, 2022


Britain’s first minority judge Sir Mota Singh passes away

Sir Mota Singh

By: Eastern Eye Staff

TRIBUTES have been paid to Sir Mota Singh QC, Britain’s first ever ethnic minority judge, who died at the age of 86. He was found unconscious last Friday (11) and was taken to hospital, but did not recover, one report said. His wife, Swaran Kaur, was quoted as saying, “He was a wonderful person who achieved so much in his life. He was so hard working.” Born in 1930 in Nairobi, Kenya, Mota Singh was 16 when his father, Sardar Dalip Singh, passed away, leaving the young boy to look after his mum and five siblings. Mota Singh completed his…

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