Indian inmates are seen sitting in their cell at the Tihar jail in New Delhi in 2005. The activist Jagtar Singh Johal has been held in the prison for more than four years. Photo: AFP
Indian inmates are seen sitting in their cell at the Tihar jail in New Delhi in 2005. The activist Jagtar Singh Johal has been held in the prison for more than four years. Photo: AFP
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UK spies accused over India arrest of Sikh blogger who was tortured with ‘electric shocks to his ear lobes, nipples and genitals’

  • Investigators from two human rights groups have uncovered information that MI5 and MI6 may have shared details about Johal that led to his arrest and torture
  • Jagtar Singh Johal, who has been held in detention in India for more than four years, is accused of being part of a terror plot against right-wing Hindu leaders

Indian inmates are seen sitting in their cell at the Tihar jail in New Delhi in 2005. The activist Jagtar Singh Johal has been held in the prison for more than four years. Photo: AFP
Indian inmates are seen sitting in their cell at the Tihar jail in New Delhi in 2005. The activist Jagtar Singh Johal has been held in the prison for more than four years. Photo: AFP
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