February 26, 2010 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Nabha/ Ludhiana (February 26, 2010): After almost thirteen days of illegal detention the Police showed arrest of Darshan Singh S/o Gajjan Singh, resident of village Manki, District Sangrur on Thursday, the February 25th. According to a news published in a Punjabi Daily “Ajit” (Dated: February 26th), the police story is that a person was going on road site near Nabha and police on suspicion stopped and searched him. During search it was found that he was carrying some arms and ammunition. Police took possession of arms and arrested the person, who is Darshan Singh, brother of recently arrested Khalistan Liberation Force Militant (as per claims of police) Jasbir Singh Jassa.
It is interesting to note that the family members of Jasbir Singh Jassa and Darshan Singh were already claiming that duo were picked up by the police on 13 February, 2010 at around 6 PM from their house. Police showed arrest of Jasbir Singh Jassa on intervening night of 20 and 21 February and now Darshan is claimed to have been arrested on 25th February.
Advocate Lakhwinder Singh Kaliraun, Secretary of Sikhs For Human Rights (SFHR) condemned the practice of Punjab Police to keep persons in illegal custody.
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Related Topics: Enforced Disappearence, Illegal Detention, Punjab Police