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Arrested Sikh Youth Tortured in Patiala Police Custody; Lawyer Writes to High Court, Seeks Action

Arrested in connection with killing of Mohinderpal Bittu, main accused of Bargari beadi case, Jaspreet Singh alias Nihal Singh was physically and mentally tortured by patiala police, said his lawyer.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: KMO to Protest in Amritsar on July 1

Terming the pardoning of four former police officials who were convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for life by a CBI special court as 'impunity for crimes against humanity', the Khalra Mission Organization (KMO) has announced to hold a symbolic protest demonstration at Amritsar on July 1. 

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: Cops Convicted for Fake Encounter of SIkh Youth Pardoned by Governor

In a clear instance of endorsing Indian state’s policy of impunity for human rights abuser cops, the Governor of Punjab reportedly pardoned four police official who were convicted for murdering a Sikh youth in October 1993.

Charanjit Sharma, Paramraj Umranangal Skip Hearing in Saka Kotkapura Case on Health Plea

Accused in Saka Kotkapura case, suspended Punjab police IG Paramraj Umranangal and former SSP Charanjit Sharma did not appear in the court on Monday (June 10), when the court was set to hear the case against them.

Dal Khalsa Seeks Custodial Interrogation of Sukhbir Badal and Sumedh Saini

As SIT in its charge-sheet has blamed former Punjab DGP Sukhbir Singh Badal and ex-DGP Sumedh Saini for their role in planning the beadbi incidents, the Dal Khalsa asked the Punjab government to take both of them in custody to unearth the deeper conspiracy behind the painful events that kept the Punjab on boil for three years.

Faridkot Cop Commits Suicide After Youth Suspectedly Killed in Custody

Faridkot CIA staff incharge Narinder Singh reportedly committed suicide on Sunday leaving behind a number of unanswered question related disappearance of a youth who was picked up by him and two other cops on May 18 night.

CM Amarinder Singh & Punjab Police DGP Claims on Jagdish Gagneja Case Under Question After NIA Reply

More than a year-and-half after the Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh and the then Punjab DGP Suresh Arora claimed the August 2016 murder of state RSS vice-president, Brig Jagdish Gagneja (retd) had been solved, no one is formally named in this case by investigating agencies.

Sikh Youth Acquitted in Arms Seizure Case of 2011

Jammu resident Harpreet Singh Pintu has been acquitted in a case involving the recovery of an AK-47 rifle, a US carbine, their ammunition and other material from a corn field outside Daroli Kalan village under Adampur police station on April 23, 2011, under the Arms Act.

Gurdaspur SSP, 3 Others Put on Notice For Threatening Witness of 1994 Fake Encounter

A Special CBI Court of Judge Nirbhau Singh Gill has issued notice to Gurdaspur SSP and three others for threatening a witness in a 1994 fake encounter case.

Saka Kotkapura Case: Hearing Adjourned to June 10 by Faridkot Court

Hearing in a case related to Saka Kotkapura 2015 was adjourned to June 10 by a Faridkot court on Monday (April 22). It was in this case former Moga SSP Charanjit Sharma and suspended IG Paramraj Umranangal were arrested.

ECI Wronged in Removing IG Kunwar Partap Singh as SIT member: Victims’ Kins, Sikh group meet CEC

A delegation comprising the family members of the two Sikhs killed in October 2015 in indiscriminate firing by the police in Behbal Kalan, along with Dal Khalsa leaders Harpal Singh Cheema, Kanwarpal Singh and human rights activist Jagmohan Singh met the Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Dr. Raju and handed over a memorandum for the Chief Election Commissioner of India seeking reinstatement of SIT key investigator Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh.

Chabbewal Case: Referendum 2020 Activists Acquitted in UAPA; 3 Convicted in Arms Act

The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Priya Sood pronounced verdict in a case registered by Punjab police against alleged activist of Referendum 2020. The case was registered against Bikramjeet Singh, Hardeep Singh, Jaspreet Singh and Kuldeep Singh under FIR number 93/2016 police station Chabbewal in Hoshiarpur district.

Saka Gurdaspur: 7 Years On, Family of Sikh student Killed by Police Still Wait for Justice

Seven years have passed since the Punjab police killed Bhai Jaspal Singh of Chaur Sidhwan in Gurdaspur. Jaspal Singh, a B.Tech 1st year student was shot dead by Punjab police after the police had opened fire on Sikhs who were staging a peaceful sit-in in front of Gurdwara Ramgarhia in Gurdaspur.

Police Files Chargesheet in Nirankari Dera Blast Case After 90 Days Extension Gets Scrapped in Revision

The State Special Operations Cell of Punjab police have reportedly filed chargesheet in Nirankari Dera Blast case after the court of Additional Sessions Judge, Amritsar allowed a defence revision against the extension of custody period for 90 more days by Ilaqa Magistrate.

Police Files Chargesheet Against Dera Sirsa Men in Janam Sakhi Beadbi and UAPA Case

The Punjab police have filed chargesheet against Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS) men in a case registered in June 2018 in relation to beadbi of Janam Sakhi and 25 used cartridges of a 32 bore weapon.

Punjab Govt. Seeks Withdrawal of High Court Relief to Paramraj Umranangal

The Punjab and Haryana high court is scheduled to hear on Monday (March 18) a plea of Punjab government seeking recalling of its order giving interim relief to suspended inspector general of police (IGP) Paramraj Singh Umranangal in beadbi and police firing cases of 2015.

Suspended IG Paramraj Umranangal Released on Bail

The District and Sessions Court of Faridkot on Monday granted bail to suspended Inspector General of Police (IGP) Paramraj Umranangal. Umranangal was arrested by the SIT on February 19 in relation to police firing on Sikh sangat during Saka Kotkapura 2015.

Punjab Govt. Notified New DSPs and SPs for Recently Created Investigation Cadre Posts

The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, has notified the appointment of the DSPs and SPs for the recently created posts in the investigation cadre, separated from the Law & Order department of Punjab Police in line with the Indian Supreme Court orders on police reforms.

HC Recalls Order After Govt. Objects to Relief to SSP Charanjit Sharma

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday (March 8) issued a notice to the Punjab government on a plea filed by former Moga SSP Charanjit Singh Sharma, seeking directions to the police to inform him in advance before arresting in any other case related to incidents of beadbi.

Saka Nakodar 1986: Petition in HC Seeks FIR Against Izhar Alam and Darbar S. Guru

Bapu Baldev Singh has field a petition in Punjab & Haryana High Court seeking FIR against Izhar Alam and Darbar Singh Guru in Saka Nakodar 1986 case and formation of SIT.

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