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US Court Dismisses Sikh Group’s Case Against Badal For Failure To Serve Summons

In its order, the US district court in Wisconsinruled that Badal was never served with thecourt summons as being claimed by the NewYork-based ‘Sikh for Justice’ (SFJ), which hadfiled the case against him.

WASHINGTON – A US courthas dismissed an alleged humanrights violation case againstPunjab chief minister ParkashSingh Badal, saying the NewYork-based Sikh group neverphysically served the summonson him. The Seventh CircuitCourt of Appeals in its orderupheld the decision that Sikhfor Justice (SFJ) did not effectuateservice of the Federal Courtsummons on Badal. Rightsgroup SFJ and Shiromani AkaliDal (Amritsar) headed bySimranjit Singh Mann, will nowfile a “Motion To Remand” thecase to District Court to establishthat alternative service ofsummons through Hague hasbeen accomplished on Badal, amedia release said.The statement came after Courtof Appeals dismissed the casethat Badal was personally servedwith Federal Court summons atOak Creek High School onAugust 9 as claimed by SFJ.

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