January 20, 2013 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
London, United Kingdom (January 20, 2013): As per information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) Baljinder Singh Sangha, who is facing trial for assaulting and injuring former Indian Army officer Kuldip Brar, has admitted the fact of attack.
Retired Lieutenant General of Indian Army – Kuldip Brar was one of the commanding officers of “Operation Blue Star” (OBS) of June 1984. “Operation Blue Star” was code-name for Indian army’s attack on various Sikh Gurudwaras in Punjab and adjoining states, including Sri Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) of Amritsar. In this armed attack Indian army used tanks to destroy the historic building of Akal Takhat Sahib, the seat of Sikh sovereignty. As per credible sources and historic documents thousands of Sikhs were massacred in this army operation that was never reviewed by the army or the Government.
Kuldip Brar was reportedly attacked on September 30, 2012 in a street off London’s main shopping thoroughfare Oxford Street.
Barjinder Singh Sangha, aged 33, from Wolverhampton in central England, admitted at Southwark Crown Court to wounding with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm on Kuldip Brar.
He entered a not guilty plea to a further charge of common assault on Kuldip Brar’s wife Meena.
Mandeep Singh Sandhu, 34, from Birmingham in central England, and Dilbag Singh, 37, of no fixed abode, have pleaded not guilty in this trial and will reportedly stand on trial at the court on April 2, 2013.
As per reports all three remain in custody.
As per information Barjinder Singh Sangha told the court that he attacked Lt. Gen. Kuldip Brar because he was one of the culprits who attacked Sri Darbar Sahib and destroyed Akal Takhat Sahib.
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