Amritsar Sahib, Panjab, 13 December 2016. Gursharan Singh Sohal (an activist of Youth Akali Dal Amritsar), who was abducted by the Punjab police from Amritsar on December 10, was reportedly released by the Punjab police yesterday.
According to sources, Sohal’s followers succeeded in tracing him 48 hours after his abduction, in Ferozepur. Although he was reportedly arrested by the police there, reasons for his arrest have still not been clarified by the police there.
Sikh24 attempted to contact Gursharan Singh but it was learnt that his phone remained in the custody of Ferozepur police.
Meanwhile, it is learnt that other activists of Youth Akali Dal Amritsar are also being targeted by the Punjab police due to their active participation in Sarbat Khalsa 2016.
The police are conducting raids to arrest YADA’s S. Papalpreet Singh (Chief Organizing Secretary) and Navdeep Singh Qazi (Amritsar) to indict them in fake cases. According to sources, the police haven’t managed to arrest them yet as they have not been located.