SGPC to take family members of youths imprisoned in Dibrugarh Jail to Assam for jail meeting

Amritsar : The youths arrested from Punjab and imprisoned in the jail at Dibrugarh in Assam will now be able to meet their family members. This has become possible with the initiative of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), said SGPC member Advocate Bhagwant Singh Sialka.

Advocate Sialka had led the legal team of SGPC formed by SGPC President Harjinder Singh Dhami to pursue the cases under the National Security Act (NSA) of youths detained in jail at Dibrugarh.

Advocate Sialka said that after the meetings with the arrested youths in the jail at Dibrugarh on April 10, their family members have now been allowed to meet them. He said that this permission has been obtained from the District Magistrate of Amritsar.

Advocate Sialka said that the youths detained at Dibrugarh include Kulwant Singh Dhaliwal, Varinder Singh Johal, Gurmeet Singh Bukkanwala, Harjit Singh Jallupur Khaira, Bhagwant Singh Bajeke, Daljit Singh Kalsi, Basant Singh, Gurinderpal Singh Aujla and Papalpreet Singh.

He said that there is a plan to take the families of the youths detained in Dibrugarh Jail to Assam on April 19 for their mulaqat (jail meetings). He requested the families of youths detained at Dibrugarh to contact the SGPC officials at the Sikh body’s headquarters in Amritsar by April 18. He said that the SGPC will make overall arrangements to take the family members of the detained youths to Dibrugarh.