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Amritsar: Man crushed to demise over ‘sacrilege’ try at Golden Temple

The incident passed off when the person jumped golden grills contained in the sanctum sanctorum, picked a sword and reached close to the place the place a Sikh priest was reciting the holy Guru Granth Sahib

DCP Parminder Singh Bhandal confirmed that the youth was crushed to demise. Singh instructed journalisrts that the youth, believed to be between 20 to 25 years, was sporting a yellow patka.

A youth hailing from Uttar Pradesh was crushed to demise after he allegedly tried to commit sacrilege contained in the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Saturday night.

The incident passed off when the person jumped golden grills contained in the sanctum sanctorum, picked a sword and reached close to the place the place a Sikh priest was reciting the holy Guru Granth Sahib.

The man was caught by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee activity power members. When he was being taken to the SGPC workplace, the indignant crowd thrashed him that later led to his demise.

Deputy commissioner police (DCP) Parminder Singh Bhandal confirmed that the youth was crushed to demise. Singh instructed journalisrts that the youth, believed to be between 20 to 25 years, was sporting a yellow patka.

“This evening during prayers, a man jumped the fence and entered the enclosed area. The congregation was offering prayers and bowing down,” Parminder Singh Bhandal, the Deputy Commissioner of Police of Amritsar, stated.

“The man, about 20 to 25 years of age who had a yellow cloth tied on his head jumped the fence. The people inside held him and escorted him out to the corridor where there was a violent altercation and he died,” he stated.

All CCTV cameras have been being checked to know when he entered the Golden Temple and the way many individuals have been with him.

After the incident, a lot of Sikh devotees and numerous Sikh outfits slammed the SGPC for its laxity.

A heavy police power has been deployed across the SGPC advanced at Teja Singh Samundri Hall with a purpose to preserve regulation and order.

The DCP stated his physique was despatched to the mortuary home and an post-mortem could be carried out on Sunday.

With inputs from PTI

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