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



Another man was allegedly crushed to loss of life by mob in Punjab

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 man has been crushed to loss of life. The police mentioned the person had entered the gurdwara for theft.

Here are the Top 10 factors on this massive story:

  1. Residents of Nijampur village in Kapurthala mentioned they caught the person round four am making an attempt to take away the Nishan Sahib (the Sikh flag). Though 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 loss of life 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 11th Guru – is saved. He was seen choosing up a golden sword as monks rushed to overpower him.

  5. The man, who’s but to be recognized, was crushed to loss of life. 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 complex) around 11 am and remained there for a few hours until 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 e-book ‘gutka sahib’ into the lake on the Golden temple.

  8. “I have taken serious note of the unfortunate incidents in Amritsar and Kapurthala. Any attempt to violate the communal harmony in the state will be dealt with a firm hand,” tweeted Punjab police chief.

  9. The incidents have prompted stress in a state the place sacrilege is a extremely emotive difficulty. Ahead of subsequent 12 months’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 collection of sacrileges.

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

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