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Rajasthan Court Sentences 8 Imprisonments for Life to Jagmohan Singh, Others in UAPA Case

It is learnt that a trial court in Badmer (Rajasthan) today sentenced one Jagmohan Singh and nine others to undergo eight counts of imprisonment for life in a UAPA case. The case was related to recovery of arms and explosives and the trial was held under various section of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) besides Arms Act, Explosives Act and Indian Penal Code.

Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Lal Singh Finally Gets Permanent Release After 28 Years

Sikh political prisoner Bhai Lal Singh Akalgarh was finally released on a permanent basis today. He has been imprisoned in India for the past 28 years. Arrested on 14 July 1992, Bhai Lal Singh was sentenced to imprisonment for life by a designated TADA court of Ahmadabad Rural at Mirzapur (Gujrat) on 8 January 1997 under sections 3 and 5 of TADA Act, 120-B IPC, section 5 of Explosives Act and Section 25(1)(a) of Arms Act.

Misuse of UAPA & Tactics of NIA under Question After Witness Interrogated by NIA Dies Mysteriously

Misuse of UAPA and tactics of NIA are under question after witness interrogated by NIA dies mysteriously. A case registered by the Punjab police in 2018 at Sultanwind (Amritsar) police station was suddenly transferred to NIA. NIA called a Sikh youth named Lovepreet Singh for questioning as a witness. After meeting NIA officials on 13 July 2020,

Badals’ Role in Closing Salabatpura Case Against Gurmeet Ram Rahim & Congress Role in Not Reopening

Dera Sauda Sirsa came in clash with the Sikhs in 2007 when Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim attempted to personify himself as Tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji and staged a darama of Amrit Sanskar. Personification of Sikh Guru or staging drama of Amrit Sanskar is strictly prohibited in the Sikh tradition.

NIA’s Tactics Under Question Again After Sikh Youth Inquired by NIA Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances

The tactics adopted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India are once again under question after a witness questioned by NIA dies under mysterious circumstances. This is second such death in Punjab which is linked with NIA's ongoing investigations. Earlier a witness named Rampal had committed suicide in 2018.

Sikh Lawyer Releases Latest List of UAPA Cases in Punjab; Congress Govt. Using UAPA Faster than Last SAD-BJP Govt.

An updated tentative list released by Sikh lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur has revealed that the Congress party led Punjab government is faster than previous SAD-BJP government in at least one perspective- registering cases under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). UAPA is considered present day notorious law and a new avatar of draconian TADA and POTA.

How Gurmeet Ram Rahim Escaped in Salabatpura Case? Role of Punjab Police & State Government

Burj Jawahar Singh Wala case is not the first case in which DSS chief is named by the Punjab police. He was earlier named by the state police in 2007 ‘Salabatpura case’.

Jagtar Singh Jaggi’s Bail Plea Dismissed in Amit Arora Case

NIA special court here today dismissed bail application moved by arrested Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alia Jaggi in a case pertaining to alleged attack on Amit Arora. Jagtar Singh Johal's counsel Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur said that the NIA special court has dismissed the bail plea. "Bail application is dismissed but we are waiting for detailed order", he told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN).

Interim Bail for Sumedh Saini on Likelihood of Addition of Murder Clause in Balwant Singh Multani Case

Indian system took 29 years to register the first information report (FIR) against former Punjab cop Sumedh Saini in a case related to enforced disappearance of a Sikh youth named Balwant Singh Multani in 1991. But soon after registration of FIR Sumedi Saini twice got bail in the same case.

P&H High Court Grants Bail to Gurdial Singh in UAPA & Waging War Case

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a Sikh undertrial named Gurdial Singh in a case registered by Punjab police for allegedly "waging war against the state".

Bhai Wariam Singh’s Portrait to be Installed in Central Sikh Museum

A portrait of Bhai Wariam Singh will be installed at ‘Kendri Sikh Ajayabghar’ (Central Sikh Museum) located in the precincts of Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. Bhai Wariam Singh had spent more than 25 years in Indian prisons before his release in 2015 after his arrest in April 1990 in relation to Sikh political movement of 1980s-90s.

Exclusive: Latest Update on Jagtar Singh Jaggi & Others Case; Talk with Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) has dismissed a review petition against jail transfer of Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh alias Jaggi Johal and others.

SCI Summarily Dismisses Review Petition Against Jail Transfer of Jagtar Singh Johal and Others

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) has dismissed a review petition against jail transfer of Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh alias Jaggi Johal and others. The review was filed against a SCI order allowing jail transfer of Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Hardeep Singh Shera, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and others to Tihar jail in Delhi. The court had also transferred cases against them from Special NIA court Mohali to a similar special court in Delhi.

Rajashtan High Court Allows Parole of Sikh Political Prisoner Harnek Singh Bhapp

Rajashtan high has granted relief to Sikh political prisoner Harnek Singh Bhapp who is presently confined in Central Jail, Jaipur. The High Court today granted parole of Harnek Singh, whose parole was cancelled by the Rajashtan government.

Legal Experts Say Police Going Lenient on Sidhu Moosewala, Singer Could Face 10-14 Years if Booked under Arms Act

Punjab police maintained that it acted promptly against ‘controversial Punjabi pop singer’ Sidhu Moose Wala and booked him after a video went viral showing Moosewala firing an AK47 with the help of police personnel.

Rajashtan Discriminates Against Sikh Political Prisoner Harnek Singh Bhapp; Withdraws Parole Order

In yet another instance of discrimination against Sikh political prisoners, the state of Rajasthan has denied parole of Harnek Singh Bhapp, despite directions of Indian Supreme Court to grant special parole of prisoners in order to reduce number of inmates in prisons.

COVID-19 Pandemic Citied To Deny Parole to Sikh Political Prisoner

Where as the SCI is asking states to release prisoners in wake of COVID-19 breakout, Punjab administration has citied the pandemic to deny parole to a Sikh political prisoners.

Sikh political prisoner Prof. Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar Released on 6 Weeks Parole

Sikh political prisoner Prof. Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar was released parole on Friday (3 April), Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur informed.

UAPA Case Against Bhai Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur’s Relatives Acquitted

The court of an Additional Sessions Judge Gurdaspur today acquitted a case framed by Gurdaspur police against relatives of Shaheed Bhai Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur and others about seven years ago.

Court Notice to NIA and Jail Authorities for Mentally Torturing Sikh Undertrial

A Mohali based special NIA court for Punjab has issued notice to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Amritsar jail authorities for allegedly mentally torturing an undertrial person. 

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