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Jagtar Singh Johal: Fresh pressure on Raab as Sarwar joins action call

DOMINIC Raab has come under yet more pressure as Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar joins First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in urging action over a Scot held abroad.

It’s approaching four years since blogger, internet marketer and fitness fan Jagtar Singh Johal was bundled into a van by plain clothes police in the Indian state of Punjab. He’d travelled there to marry his Indian wife a fortnight earlier and has since stated that a “confession” he made early in his detention was made under torture.

Read the full story in The National.