December 6, 2013 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Ajitgarh/ Mohali, Punjab (December 06, 2013): The incident of mid-night police attack on Sikh morcha at Amb Sahib Mohali has caused a wave of anger and agitation among the Sikhs globally.
As per information revealed by the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) sources from Gurdwara Amb Sahib (Mohali), after his arrest last night Bhai Gurbaksh Singh was initially admitted to Civil Hospital of Phase VI (Mohali) where the doctors under pressure from the police attempted to forcefully feed Bhai Gurbaksh Singh.
Sources had confirmed information that Bhai Gurbaksh Singh’s determination foiled the attempt of police and doctors to feed him forcefully.
According to latest reports the police has booked Bhai Gurbaksh Singh under section 309 of Indian Penal Code for allegedly attempting to commit suicide and he has been sent to Ropar Jail. (UPDATE1: DEC. 06, 2013 @ 22:07 IST:- However Sikh Organisation For Prisoners Welfare (SOPW) has updated that Bhai Gurbaksh Singh is not charged with ‘attempt to commit suicide’ and he has been charged under 107/151 (preventive detention clauses) by the police).
While talking to Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) Bhai Harpal Singh Cheema and Gurnam Singh Sidhu, who have been appointed as official spokesperson for the morcha, confirmed that Bhai Gurbaksh Singh has been lodged in Ropar jail.
“We have received a message from Bhai Gurbaksh Singh from Ropar Jail that every attempt to forcefully feed him was foiled by him and he remains firm on his determination to continue with his struggle” Bhai Cheema said.
Meanwhile Five Sikhs namely – Bibi Manjot Kaur, Bhai Inderpal Singh, Bhai Jaswant Singh, Bhai Harpreet Singh and Bhai Hardeep Singh sit on the hunger strike around 1:30 am (December 06) after performing the ardas..
Bhai Harpal Singh Cheema said that Bhai Gurbaksh Singh has sent a clear message that his fast unto death shall continue in Jail.
“Bhai Gurbaksh Singh has said that the Sikh sangat should not change the location of the struggle and five Sikhs should sit on 24 hours hunger strike in his absence”, he added.
Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) sources present on the site of morcha have informed that various Sant Samaj leaders have reached Gurdwara Amb Sahib (Mohali).
Please Note: Above write-up was initially published under title “Bhai Gurbaksh Singh booked for attempt to suicide; Sent to Ropar Jail; “My fast unto death shall continue in jail”, says Gurbaksh Singh“
but it was changed to:
“Bhai Gurbaksh Singh sent to Ropar Jail; “My fast unto death shall continue in jail”, says Gurbaksh Singh” in wake of UPDATE1 highlighted above.
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