LISBON, Portugal—The Lisbon Court yesterday conducted a hearing on the extradition case of Bhai Paramjit Singh Pamma in Portugal. The team of Punjab police tendered their extradition papers for Bhai Pamma to the court.
After thoroughly going through the intricacies of the case, the Lisbon Court deferred the next hearing for the case to 20 days from now. The Portuguese authorities will examine the accusations levelled against Bhai Pamma in the extradition papers submitted by Indian authorities.
As per information revealed by active Sikh bodies, Bhai Pamma will remain confined in a detention cell for the next 20 days. The Lisbon Court would share it’s verdict regarding the extradition in the next hearing.
Bhai Pamma was arrested by Interpol on December 18 in Portugal. He was had remained on refugee status in the United Kingdom from over a decade. The Indian authorities have been demanding his extradition to India by accusing him of being the mastermind behind the murder of RSS Punjab Chief Rulda Singh, as well as accusing him of two bomb blast cases.