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Sikh Struggle Sympathiser Bapu Asa Singh Passes Away at 99

Bapu Asa Singh, a life time sympathiser of the Sikh Struggle for freedom, passed away today at the age of 99 years.

India: 93 years old Sikh sentenced for 10 years rigorous imprisonment under TADA

Ludhiana, Punjab (November 21, 2012): Dr. Assa Singh, aged 93, could barely walk without support of some other person. He stood on trial of a 1987 bank robbery case for more than 25 years. Police had accused him for handling money allegedly robbed by Sikh militants from a Ludhiana branch of Punjab National Bank on February 12, 1987.

TADA court sentenced 12 Sikhs to undergo 10 years in 1987 PNB case

Ludhiana/Punjab (November 20, 2012): According to information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) a TADA designated court of Sunil Kumar Arora, Additional Sessions Judge (Ludhaina) has sentenced 12 Sikhs to undergo ten years imprisonment in a bank robbery case under Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act. It took more than 25 years for the trial to conclude in this case.