Fugitive pro-Khalistan chief Amritpal Singh has been arrested by the Punjab Police in Shahkot, mentioned Waris De Punjab’s authorized advisor Imaan Singh Khara. Nevertheless, the police denied the declare and mentioned that they have been nonetheless making efforts to apprehend Amritpal Singh, reported information company ANI. Imaan Singh Khara additionally alleged that the police needed to kill Singh in a “faux encounter”.
Khara filed a writ petition with the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom, citing Article 21 of the Indian Structure, which ensures the Proper to Life. He claimed that the police can’t beat up anybody with out following the correct court docket procedures. “Immediately I filed a prison writ petition (Imaan Singh Khara vs State of Punjab) within the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom. This can be a Habeas Corpus writ petition,” he was quoted as saying by ANI.
Khara asserted that there’s a risk to Amritpal Singh’s life and that he’s being held at Shahkot Police Station, however the police haven’t produced him earlier than a Justice of the Peace inside the stipulated 24-hour interval. Police have a malicious intention,” Khara mentioned.
The Punjab Police, then again, maintained that Singh remains to be on the run, and they’re conducting operations towards the weather of Waris Punjab De and people who’re attempting to disrupt peace and concord within the state. The police made 34 extra arrests on Sunday, bringing the full to 112 people.
Advocate Khara alleged that the police have a malicious intention and that they may kill Singh in a faux encounter or entice him in fabricated instances by using time. He additionally claims that the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom have directed the Punjab police to offer a missive in Amritpal Singh’s case.
Justice NS Shekhawat heard the writ petition within the Punjab and Haryana court docket, and after over an hour of debate, the decide issued a discover to the Punjab authorities and directed the Punjab Police to offer the missive in Amritpal Singh’s case.
Earlier, Amritpal Singh’s father Tarsem Singh additionally claimed that the ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief had been arrested by the Punjab Police and that the cops have been “mendacity” about him being absconding.
“We’re positive that he has been arrested. We wish the police to current him earlier than the court docket to have the ability to take authorized recourse,” he remarked when requested if he would ask his son to give up.
Tarsem Singh defended his son saying that Amritpal didn’t make a violent name as he has been terming his “constitutional rights”. He termed the Punjab Police motion as unjustified.