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CM Amarinder Singh seeks Centre's help for release of youth from Malaysian jail


Chandigarh, July 02: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, seeking the Centre's intervention for the release of a Punjabi youth from a Malaysian jail.

The CM drew the Union minister's attention to the case of Harbans Singh, a resident of Bathinda, an official release stated.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

According to Harbans’ family, he had gone to Malaysia in August 2018 on a tourist visa. He was taken into custody on the grounds not known to his family, the CM wrote.

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He also submitted copies of the youth's Aadhaar card, an abstract of the electoral roll and his photograph as proof of his Indian citizenship.

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