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Pakistan’s first Sikh cop gets his turban forcibly removed and was dragged by hair out of his home in Lahore , claims Pakistan wants Sikh community to leave the country

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Pakistan’s first-ever Sikh police officer Gulab Singh alleged that his turban was removed and he was dragged by hair out of his home along with his family by the officials of the Evacuee Trust Property Board.

Pakistans first Sikh police officer Gulab Singh alleged that he was forcibly evicted from his house in Lahore’s Dera Chahal, on Tuesday. Alleging that treatment of the Sikh community in Pakistan is deplorable, Singh said that he had been evicted from his house by the local police officials and his turban was forcefully opened and hair untied. “This is how Sikhs are treated in Pakistan. I am being targeted. I was dragged out of my own house, my turban was pulled off.”

In an interview with  ANI, Singh claimed has that the government wants to forcefully evict the Sikh community from the country. “Since 1947, my family has been staying in Pakistan. Even after the riots, we did not leave Pakistan. Now, we are being forced to leave. My house is sealed with all belongings including my slippers inside. Even this ‘patka’ on my head is an old rag which I just wrapped. I was harassed, beaten and my faith was disrespected.” He also stated that he is filing a court case.

In a video widely circulated on social media on Tuesday, Pakistan’s first-ever Sikh police officer Gulab Singh alleged that his turban was removed and he was dragged by hair out of his home along with his family by the officials of the Evacuee Trust Property Board. By releasing the video, he underscored that “everyone should be aware of the atrocities committed on the Sikh community in Pakistan.”

He claimed that the government wants to forcefully evict the Sikh community from the country.

 

Source : NDTV

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