Villagers beat up granthi for allegedly molesting girl in Bathinda; video viral

Police have registered a case against the granthi

Sukhmeet Bhasin
Tribune News Service

Bathinda, May 23

A granthi of a gurdwara in Akalgarh Kotra in Bathinda district has been booked for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old girl.

The girl had gone to the gurdwara on Saturday evening with her paternal uncle, where she was playing outside the room of the accused granthi, Gurnam Singh, who then allegedly molested her.

The girl narrated the entire incident to her uncle, after which a large number of villagers gathered at the gurdwara, tied up the granthi and beat him up. Even his turban was also tossed.

The villagers recorded the incident, videos of which have been viral on social media.

SHO Ballainwali police station Kamaljit Singh said the incident took place on Saturday evening and an FIR has been registered against granthi for molesting a 9-year-old girl.

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