Radical preacher Amritpal Singh issue: Habeas corpus petition moved in HC seeking his 'release'

Updated: Mar 19 2023 9:21PM

Chandigarh, Mar 19 (PTI) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Sunday issued a notice to the Punjab government on a habeas corpus petition seeking "release" of radical preacher Amritpal Singh from the alleged illegal custody of police. The development comes amid the Punjab Police action against the Khalistan sympathizer and members of his outfit 'Waris Punjab De'.

Petitioner Imaan Singh Khara, an advocate, claimed that Amritpal has been “illegally and forcibly” detained by the police from the Shahkot area of Jalandhar.

Khara, who is the legal advisor of Amritpal and his outfit 'Waris Punjab De', apprehended threat to Amritpal's life.