A person was overwhelmed to dying by a mob after an alleged sacrilege try on the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the police stated on Saturday.
Based on stories, the person had jumped over the railing contained in the Golden Temple through the each day night prayer and tried to the touch the sword saved in entrance of the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy ebook of the Sikhs. He was stopped and killed by these current.
TV footage of the incident – the prayers are broadcast on a regular basis – confirmed individuals speeding to cease the person:
I strongly condemn this try of sacrilege inside Darbar Sahib, Amritsar at this time night.
The individual has been caught, however it’s alarming how such an incident can happen contained in the premises of Darbar Sahib.#darbarsahib#goldentemple#amritsarpic.twitter.com/BoD4lo5d6S
— Avtar Singh Hit (@avtarsinghhit) December 18, 2021
The police confirmed the person was killed after the incident.
“This night throughout prayers, a person jumped the fence and entered the enclosed space. The congregation was providing prayers and bowing down,” Parminder Singh Bhandal, the Deputy Commissioner of Police of Amritsar, stated.
“The person, about 20 to 25 years of age who had a yellow fabric tied on his head jumped the fence… the individuals inside held him and escorted him out to the hall the place there was a violent altercation and he died,” he stated.
“He was alone. All particulars shall be revealed as there are quite a lot of CCTV cameras within the space and our groups are alert, sifting by means of footage. Postmortem shall be completed tomorrow. We’ll confirm the place he was from,” Mr Bhandal added.
Desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib and Sikh temples is a extremely emotive situation in Punjab and amongst Sikhs, who view the holy ebook as their eleventh guru. There have a number of cases of sacrilege within the latest years which have spawned intense outrage in addition to political tumult.