November 30, 2017 | By Parmjeet Singh
Ludhiana/ Moga: A local court in Nihal Singh Wara (Moga) yesterday to accepted chargesheet against Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara. This case was registered on 18 February, 2005 under FIR 10/2005 registered at police station (PS) Badhni Kalan u/s 307, 323, 183, 353, 120-B (Indian Penal Code) and section 25 of Arms Act.
Earlier on Nov. 21 (2017) the judge had refused to accept chargesheet in without Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara’s physical presence in the court.
Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara’s lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur said that the chargesheet was accepted by local advocate Amanjeet Kaur Takhtupura.
“The case is now committed to the Sessions court in Moga and next date for hearing is Dec. 16”, Advo. Jaspal Singh told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) over phone.
Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara is confined in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. On 13 July, 2017 the court had allowed the police to arrest Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in this case without bringing him out of the Tihar jail as the police.
“The police belonging to Badhni Kalan police station visited Tihar jail on 24 July, 2017 and formally arrested Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara there”, said Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur.