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Nicola Sturgeon plea to Raab over Scot held in India

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on the UK’s foreign secretary to meet the family of a man held in an Indian prison for almost four years.

Jagtar Singh Johal, from Dumbarton, is being held under India’s anti-terror laws, accused of conspiring to murder a number of right-wing Hindu leaders.

Mr Johal has previously said via his lawyer he had been “falsely implicated” and tortured into making a confession.

Ms Sturgeon said she was concerned about his detention without trial.

In her letter to Dominic Raab, she also said she was “deeply concerned” about allegations of torture and mistreatment of Mr Johal while in custody. Read the full story on BBC News.