Tag Archives: Sikh detainees

Secure release of detainees or face action, warn Sikh bodies

Mohali, Punjab: The 28-day parole period of Gurmeet Singh, an accused in the Beant Singh assassination case, comes to an end tomorrow. Gurmeet Singh, who has been at his residence in Patiala during the furlough, will return to Model Jail, Burail, Chandigarh, by tomorrow afternoon. Talking to The Tribune over the phone, he said he would report to the police station ...

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Front approaches Admn for release of Sikh detainees

Mohali, Punjab: Members of the Sikh Bandi Rehai Morcha have again started their activities towards seeking premature release of Sikhs in jails. In the first step in this direction, the members have moved an application to the Chandigarh Administration for premature release of three Sikh detainees, namely Lakhwinder Singh, Shamsher Singh and Gurmeet Singh. The trio, who has been on parole ...

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Release all Sikh detainees, says Mann

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: Addressing a political conference of the SAD (A) here today, its president Simranjit Singh Mann said it was unfortunate that even after 29 years, justice had not been delivered in the Sikh genocide case whereas Sikh detainees who had completed their punishment were still lodged in jails. He said if all the detainees were not released, there would ...

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Takht, SGPC should have handled Khalsa issue better, say experts

Amritsar, Punjab: With Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa refusing to obey the Sikh clergy’s directions to end his fast and continue with his stir for the release of Sikh detainees, there is a feeling among Sikh intellectuals that Akal Takht and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) could have handled the issue in a better way. Former Guru Nanak Dev University Vice Chancellor ...

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Beant killer released on parole

Mohali, Punjab: Gurmeet Singh, a militant convicted in former Chief Minister Beant Singh’s assassination case in 1995, was released from Burail Jail on 28-day parole this afternoon. He was arrested by the Chandigarh Police in 1995 and a local court awarded him life sentence along with two other accomplices on July 31, 2007. Gurmeet, who came out of the jail for ...

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