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Punjab police deletes name of NRI from ‘Non-Hardcore Terrorists’ list

chandigarh Updated: Nov 14, 2013 19:59 IST
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The Punjab police informed the high court on Thursday that they had deleted the name of US settled Non-Resident Indian Shingara Singh, a native of village Jassomajra in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district, from the list of ‘Non-Hardcore Terrorists’.


Shingara Singh had submitted that his name has been included in the list of ‘Non-hard-core Terrorists’ maintained at police station Behiram in district Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar.

He informed the court that as per the information received under the RTI Act, SHO, police station Behiram has informed that no criminal case is pending against him but his name figures in the list of ‘Non-hard-core Terrorists’.

The petitioner had submitted that on account of similarity of his name with another Shingara Singh of Kapurthala district, who is a proclaimed offender, having a number of criminal cases pending against him, he is interrogated and harassed by Punjab police whenever he visits Punjab.