• Tuesday, May 17, 2022


UK Campaigners Call For Justice For Detained British Sikh In India

This photo taken on November 24, 2017 shows British Sikh man Jagtar Singh Johal (C) being escorted to a court in Ludhiana in India’s northern Punjab state. Johal, who has been accused of involvement in the killing of Hindu right-wing leaders in Punjab state, had been arrested on November 4, 2017 after arriving in India in early October for his marriage in Jalandhar (Photo: SHAMMI MEHRA/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

Campaigners who support the rights of a Scot, British Sikh imprisoned in India are urging the concerned in India and UK to respond and act on the alleged torture allegation made by him after his arrest last year. Jagtar Singh Johal, a 31-year-old youth from Dumbarton, arrested by Indian police just a few days after his marriage in Jalandhar city, located in India’s Punjab state November 4, last year. The arrest which led to allegations of physical and mental torture in the days that followed. Johal had reached India to get married. However, soon after his arrest, the prosecutors claim…

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