London.A UK court on Wednesday acquitted three British Sikhs arrested in Britain in connection with the murder of RSS worker Rulda Singh in India's Patiala city 12 years ago and rejected India's appeal to extradite them due to insufficient evidence.Piara Singh Gill, Amritveer Singh Wahiwala and Gursharanveer Singh Wahiwala were arrested in December last year by the West Midlands Police on the basis of an Indian extradition warrant. They were arrested in connection with the 2009 murder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Rulda Singh. had gone.Bullets were fired on Rulda Singh in Patiala.He died a week after being badly injured in the attack.
District Judge Michael Snow heard the appeal at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Wednesday and ruled them acquitted. Britain's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said the accused had been acquitted.The Indian government is yet to comment on the rejection of his extradition application.These three Sikhs came to be known as the West Midlands Three.
A huge crowd had gathered outside the court in his support on Wednesday.His lawyer called the allegations against him completely unjustified.Prosecutors also had to admit that the evidence against them was not sufficient to build the case. Two more men, aged 37 and 40, were arrested in Coventry and a 38-year-old man in Wolverhampton last year. was arrested.He was later granted bail under strict conditions.Another hearing is now expected at the next date to consider the human rights concerns related to the arrest.