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This article give detailed information on each of the sentences handed down to Pal Singh, Gurmukh Singh and Makhan Singh. 

It is worth mentioning that hese are the first convictions of any Sikh in Punjab, under the Unlawful Activities Act, which carries a maximum sentence of ten years. It is a very disturbing move, as anyone can fall under this category and the Act can be used indiscriminately by the police and authorities.

PAL SINGH 

Pal Singh has been sentenced to seven years under the Arms Act 25/54/59 and a 2,000Rs fine, ten years under the Explosives Act 345/120B and a 7,000Rs fine and ten years under the Unlawful Activities Act and a 10,000Rs fine.

 

This means Pal Singh will have to serve a total of ten years in jail and pay a total of 19,000Rs in court fines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GURMUKH SINGH

Gurmukh Singh has been sentenced to ten years under The Unlawful Activites Act and a fined of 7,000Rs

ALSO

He has been sentenced to seven years under The Artms Act and fined 5,000Rs

THIS IS A TOTAL OF 17 YEARS BEHIND BARS AND A TOTAL COURT FINE OF 12,000Rs!

 

 

 

 

MAKHAN SINGH

 

Makhan Singh has been sentenced to 10 years under The Unlawful Activities Act and also Fined 10,000Rs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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