Tag Archives: Afghan Sikh

Sikh History: The 21 Sikhs of Saragarhi

A small body of Sikhs defended a vital North-West Frontier post against 10,000 Afridi and Orakzai attackers. Tomorrow marks the 117th anniversary of their heroic effort. Britain’s Parliament interrupted proceedings and rose to give a standing ovation on 12 September 1897 to 21 valorous soldiers — all of them Sikhs — for what was undoubtedly a tremendous act of collective ...

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Traffickers hand confirmed in Sikh stowaways

London, UK: The involvement of human traffickers in the case involving 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways, found inside an airtight shipping container on a dockyard in British port, has been confirmed with the arrest of a third person, a media report said today. Police arrested a third man in connection with the death, a special investigation by the ‘Sunday Telegraph’ has confirmed ...

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Sikh stowaway’s death in UK: Third suspect arrested

London, UK: A third man has been arrested on the suspicion of manslaughter over the death of one of the 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways who were found inside an airtight shipping container on a British dockyard last month. On August 16, victim Meet Singh Kapoor, 40, was found dead in the container when this was group was rescued at Tilbury docks ...

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