July 27, 2018 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Patiala: Sikh political prisoners Bhai Jagtar Singh Tara and Bhai Ramandeep Singh Goldy on Thursday (July 26) were presented before a local court in Patiala in Rulda Singh murder case.
Rulda Singh was state head of pro-Hindutva outfit Rashtriya Sikh Sangat- an offshoot of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). He was reportedly killed by unidentified person on 30 July 2009.
During yesterday’s hearing DSP Gurdev Singh Dhaliwal and DSP Rajesh Chhibar got their statements recorded as prosecution witnesses. Gurdev Singh Dhaliwal was investigation officer (IO) in this case when Ramandeep Singh Goli was arrested in Malaysia in November 2014 and Jagtar Singh Tara was arrested January 2015 in Thailand. Rajesh Chhibar was SHO at Tripari police station at the time of arrest of Jagtar Singh Tara.
Defence counsel Advocate Barjinder Singh Sodhi said that the court has fixed August 16 as next date for hearing in this case. He informed that hearing on next date will take place through video conferencing.