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Unarmed Sikhs are being shot by the Indian security forces in Punjab. The world must not let India create an atmosphere of shoot-to-kill of the peacefully protesting Sikh youth in Punjab. The Sikhs do not want another dark age of murder and bloodshed which followed the attack on the Harmander Sahib( Golden Temple) in 1984 ! India must stop using lethal force on unarmed protesters NOW ! In the photo is young Gurpreet Singh ( 18yrs old ) who was shot dead by the Indian Security forces this morning. The killings must STOP !”
Punjab: Political dissent put in prison – Sikh leaders arrested on mass scale
Posted 30 march 2012
A second young Sikh victim of Punjab police brutality. 16 year old Ranjeet Singh Mandher son of Jaswinder Singh from village Pandher.
Read more here http://thelangarhall.com/punjab/ranjeet-singh-another-fallen-sikh-and-other-updates/
“When he was hit by a bullet, due to Police firing, no one came to his rescue. Veer took a rickshaw and went to Hospital Himself. Doctors there in Gurdaspur Hospital sent Him to Amritsar where He breathed his last.
Veer died yesterday. Most of the people dont know about him, havent seen his pictures etc. If anyone has any photos of him, please share with Sangat. He comes from a very poor family and was a student.”
Note: Conflicting stories. Some say that Ranjeet Singh Mandher is recovering in hospital.
Well, it looks like the above news regarding Ranjeet Singh is untrue. The latest information is as below:
Source: Human rights advocate / Lawyer Navkiran Singh Jee
“Ranjit Singh village Pandher who was crticially injured in a police firing in Gurdaspur on 29th, was an employee in a shop. When police started firing, he ran away and was hit by bullet. His condition is improving but at slow speed. Dal Khalsa leaders met him at ICU, Guru Nanak Hospital, Amritsar today evening”