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SFJ files torture complaint to UNHRC against Punjab police IG Alok Nath Angra

August 19, 2016 | By

New York: A US based Sikh activists group, Sikhs For Justice, has filed a complaint filed with United Nations Human Rights Commission against top police officers of Punjab, including I.G. Lok Nath Angra.

As per a release issued by the Sikhs For Justice, the complaint also names K.S. Chahal, Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Hoshiarpur; Kulwant Singh, Superintendent of Police (SP), Hoshiarpur; Hardip Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Chabbewal; Sukhamrat Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Investigation, Hoshiarpur and Kulwandar Singh, Station House Officer (SHO), Police Station Chabbewal.

SFJ Campaigner

SFJ campaigner Jaspreet Singh | Photo: Sikhs For Justice

SFJ has alleged in its complaint that these officers were responsible for torturing Jaspreet Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Hardeep Singh, Vikramjit Singh and Balwinder Singh who were campaigning for Sikhs For Justice’s “Referendum 2020” campaign.

Attorney Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, advisor to SFJ, said that a penal of the UNHRC that meets twice a year would examine the complaint.

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