Professor Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar was admitted to the psychiatry ward of Guru Nanak Dev hospital, Amritsar under tight security after being shifted from Tihar Jail, Delhi.
Prof Bhullar has served over 20 years in prison and 10 years in solitary confinement over a controversial verdict and without proper facts.
Prof Bhullar will be examined by a team of doctors to understand his mental state. Immediately following the examination he was taken to Amritsar Cenrtral Jail around 1:30pm.
Prof Bhullar’s wife us expected to reach Amritsar in the evening. Special arrangements of security and medical needs were placed ahead of Prof Bhullar’s arrival at the jail.
Four security guards on a rotational basis are assigned to Prof Bhullar. It’s been learnt the jail cell will be share with another inmate.
The Punjab Government has decided to shift 8 more Sikh inmates from others states into Punjab and could possibly pave the path for their release on parole in the near future.