Amarinder Singh Asks Centre To Help Release Of Youth From Malaysian Jail

The Punjab Chief Minister wrote a letter to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar drawing his attention to Harbans Singh's case, who is lodged in a Malaysian jail.

Amarinder Singh Asks Centre To Help Release Of Youth From Malaysian Jail

Punjab Chief Minister writes to S Jaishankar seeking help for release of youth from Malaysian jail

New Delhi:

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh sought Centre's intervention for the release of a Punjabi youth from a Malaysian jail.

The Punjab Chief Minister wrote a letter to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar drawing his attention to Harbans Singh's case, who is lodged in a Malaysian jail. 

Harbans Singh is a resident of a village in Bathinda district. He had gone to Malaysia in August 2018 on a tourist visa. He was taken into police custody on grounds unknown to his family.

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"His (Harbans') family has disclosed that he had gone to Malaysia in August 2018 on a tourist visa. However, the family is unaware on what grounds the Malaysian police has taken him into custody," the letter read.

A copy of his Aadhaar card, voter ID card and his photograph were enclosed with the letter as proof of his Indian citizenship.