CHANDIGARH, Punjab—As Delhi Police have intensified the crackdown on the agitating farmers in Delhi and also booked hundreds of them under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and sedition sections, scores of lawyers have come out to pursue the cases registered against them.
Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, Convener of Panjaab Lawyers Organization, said that Panjaab they were already in contact with several families whose members had already been sent to judicial custody at Tihar Jail, New Delhi.
“We are providing Legal services to pursue a large number of cases registered by the state against the political activists in Punjab and Delhi for a long time. Delhi Police have registered 25 cases in different police stations including IP Estate, Baba Haridas Nagar, Nafajgarh, Uttam Nagar, Ghazipur, Pandav Nagar, Burari, Kotwali, Jyoti nagar, Adarsh Nagar, Model Town, Alipur, Bhalswa Dairy, Samaipur Badli, Swaroop Nagar, Seemapuri, Kirti Nagar, Punjabi Bagh, and Nangloi,” he said.
He added, “All cases registered under the sections of Indian penal Code, Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, Disaster Management Act and Epidemic diseases act. Case of the incident at Lal Qila also registered under Arms Act and The ancient Monuments and archaeological sites and remains Act. All cases will pursue by the Legal team at New Delhi will work under the Advocate Paramjit Singh.”
Panthik Talmel Sangathan constitute panel of lawyers to pursue cases
Following reports of a large number of youngsters going missing after the January 26 incidents in Delhi, Panthik Talmel Sangathan has constituted a panel of lawyers to extend legal assistance to those booked in false cases.
Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer Advocate Navkiran Singh, Harpreet Singh, Harinderpal Singh Ishar, and Gagandeep Singh Guraya are members of the panel. Their phones numbers are 9814411494, 8882663755, 9914466788, and 9781500050 respectively.
The team of the Sangathan appealed to all the families whose members are missing or have been booked, to reach out to them.
“The hardcore farmer’s protest of 26 January led to some unfortunate incidents at The Red Fort. It is important to take into consideration what the leaders of protest are saying before declaring it as appropriate or inappropriate. These protesters are at no fault and are being trapped under false allegations”, said Former Takht Damdama Sahib jathedar Giani Kewal Singh, convener of the Sangathan.
This information is provided by him along with Khushhal Singh from Kendri Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Jaswinder Singh Advocate former Member SGPC, Harbans Singh Kalra from Sikh Missionary College, Rana Inderjeet Singh from Gurmat Gian Missionary College, Amarjit Singh from Sahibjada Jujhar Singh Missionary College, Jasbir Singh from Sukhmani Sahib Society and Rashpal Singh from Karman Society.