Shaikh told reporters in Lahore that he suspected that the men belonged to an intelligence agency. No arrests have been made yet.
Shaikh has been receiving threats ever since he became the lawyer for Singh in 2009. His house has been attacked, his car has been damaged and his wife has also been threatened. After Singh’s death this year, Shaikh went into hiding and had said that he feared for his life.
Shaikh said that reports of Singh having been a RAW agent have put him under tremendous pressure. He said intelligence agencies suspect him of becoming his lawyer despite knowing of Singh’s connection with RAW.
(With input from PTI)