November 12, 2017 | By Parmjeet Singh
Chandigarh: Many social media users took to Twitter last evening to express solidarity with Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi, a UK citizen arrested by Punjab police from Jalandhar on November 4. Punjab police has announced to book him various high-profile cases. Maintaining that Jagtar Singh was falsely implicated by the Punjab police, various social media users tweeted their statements with hashtag #FreeJaggiNow.
Twitter handle of Sikh Press Association said: Twitter hour organised by members of the Sikh community, today 6pm, raising awareness about Indian govt’s detainment of Sikh Scot citizen Jagtar Singh #FreeJaggiNow.
“Goes to get married gets falsely detained.
We need to help bring him home we need to stop him getting mistreated!!
#FreeJaggiNow” tweeted user named Suki Kaur who mentioned @drzeusworld @SikhYouthUK_ @KesriLeharScot @GNGSmethwick @Mrsinghs @Lions_MMA in her tweet.
“Sikh Scottish citizen, Jagtar Singh illegally arrested and detained by the Indian authorities. We demand that he is allowed legal representation #FreeJaggiNow” tweeted British Organisation of Sikh Students.
More from Twitter about #FreeJaggiNow campaign by Social Media activists:
What would you do if this was your son? Your brother? Your Chacha?
We all need to stand together and get Jaggi home!
Help this little boy bring his Chacha home! @PlymouthChaz@PoeticSingh@MidlandLangar@SikhYouthUK_@OxfordSikhSoc@Lions_MMA@MidlandLangar#FreeJaggiNowpic.twitter.com/g6PS62fzd4
— Suki kaur (@Sukikaur81) November 11, 2017
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