Pakistan’s first Sikh traffic cop kicked out of his house
Lahore, July 11: The first Sikh traffic police officer in Pakistan, Ghulam Singh Shaheen was allegedly thrown out of his house in Dera Chahal by officials of the Pakistan Evacuee Trust Property Board.
Singh was appointed as a traffic police officer in 2006. The officials are alleged to have forced him to take off his turban. I was manhandled and dragged out in front of my wife Paramjit Kaur and three sons, he said. This is how Sikhs are treated in Pakistan he also said.
On April 4 this year, PETPB officials had thrashed Singh in a bid to kick him out of his house. Singh had been on medical leave ever since.