Jammu, January 07, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, various Sikh bodies have condemned the killing of community youth in Tral area of Pulwama district. The Sikh bodies at a meeting in Jammu criticized the Indian authorities for not providing fool-proof security to the families of the panchs and sarpanchs who contested the so-called panchayat elections.
As per the statement, the meeting was chaired by Sardar Darbinder Singh, president, Sharomani Akal Dal, and attended by representatives of Bhai Kanahyia Nishkam Sewa Society, AISSF, Sikh Naujwan Sabha, Sikh Welfare Society and other Sikh bodies. The meeting condemned the killing of a 25-year-old youth, Simranjit Singh, son of Sardar Nanak Singh of Khasi Pura, Tral, who contested the recent Panchayat elections.
The Sikh bodies demanded that the family of the deceased youth be given a compensation of Rs 2.5 million and his murderers be arrested, at the earliest. Meanwhile, the United Jihad Council in a statement said that the Sikh youth was killed by the agents of Indian secret agencies to create discord among different segments of the society.
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