Peshawar’s first Sikh woman journalist arrested for kidnap, torture

By: News Desk      Published: 04:44 PM, 29 May, 2021
Peshawar arrest
Manmeet Kaur.

Police have arrested Peshawar’s first female Sikh journalist along with her husband on charges of abducting and torturing a Sikh youth, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

Shalim Kaur alias Manmeet Kaur and four other people including her husband have been accused of kidnapping and torturing a Sikh youth, Avinash Singh, in Kohat.

Manmeet Kaur in police custody.

Avinash Singh had been brought to Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital while he was unconscious a few days ago. He is still under treatment at the hospital.

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Manmeet Kaur and other four accused had obtained pre-arrest bails which a court cancelled on Saturday and the police took them in custody.

Manmeet Kaur had recently worked for a TV news channel.

 

Reports Syed Azmat Ali Shah