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2nd Punjab Lynching Over Alleged Sacrilege, Probe Team Formed: 10 Facts


2nd Lynching In Punjab Over Theft, Not Sacrilege, Say Cops: 10 Facts

One other man was allegedly crushed to demise by mob in Punjab

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Chandigarh:
A second alleged incident of sacrilege was reported from Punjab’s Kapurthala lower than 24 hours after the incident at Amritsar’s Golden temple. The person has been crushed to demise. The police mentioned the person had entered the gurdwara for theft.

Listed here are the High 10 factors on this huge story:

  1. Residents of Nijampur village in Kapurthala mentioned they caught the person round 4 am attempting to take away the Nishan Sahib (the Sikh flag). Although the police took him into custody, Sikh teams insisted that he be questioned in entrance of them.

  2. After an altercation with the police, the person was thrashed. Cellphone movies confirmed him being crushed with sticks. The police later took him to the hospital the place he was declared useless.

  3. Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh, the  Senior Superintendent of Police in Kapurthala, mentioned that the person crushed to demise at Nijampur village had entered the Gurdwara premises for theft and never for sacrilege, as claimed by villagers.

  4. On Saturday, throughout night prayers on the Golden Temple, a person in his early 20s jumped into the enclosure the place the Granth Sahib – which the Sikhs name their eleventh Guru – is stored. He was seen selecting up a golden sword as monks rushed to overpower him.

  5. The person, who’s but to be recognized, was crushed to demise. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa mentioned no cell phone, no purse, no id card or Aadhaar card was discovered from him.

  6.  “It has been established that he entered (the Golden Temple advanced) round 11 am and remained there for a couple of hours till the incident,” Mr Randhawa informed reporters. CCTV footage from throughout town is being examined to collect info on him.

  7. On Wednesday, a person had thrown a holy guide ‘gutka sahib’ into the lake on the Golden temple.

  8. “I’ve taken critical notice of the unlucky incidents in Amritsar and Kapurthala. Any try to violate the communal concord within the state shall be handled a agency hand,” tweeted Punjab police chief.

  9. The incidents have brought on rigidity in a state the place sacrilege is a extremely emotive subject. Forward of subsequent yr’s elections, it has additionally adopted political overtones, with a faction throughout the Congress accusing the erstwhile Amarinder Singh authorities of failing to handle the final sequence of sacrileges.

  10. The Akali Dal has known as it a “deep-rooted conspiracy” to “disturb peace and communal concord within the state”. Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal criticised the state authorities, saying that there have been robust indications of such a conspiracy was being hatched.

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