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‘I want to look him in the eye’: Brother of Scot jailed in India calls on Dominic Raab to meet with him

Dominic Raab has “repeatedly refused to meet” with the family of Jagtar Singh Johal, a Scottish man who has been held in an Indian prison for almost four years without trial and claims to have been tortured, his brother has said.

Mr Johal’s brother, Gurpreet Singh Johal, told The Independent that he was disappointed with the foreign secretary’s response. “They claim to have done a lot, but they’re not doing what they should be doing – calling for his release”, adding that the letter would lead to “nothing meaningful”.

Gurpreet Singh Johal, who has written to the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) on numerous occasions, said Mr Raab has “repeatedly refused to meet” and has instead “passed the buck onto Lord Ahmad”.

Read the full story in The Independent.