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Six dera men held in 2015 sacrilege case

Six dera men held in 2015 sacrilege case


Faridkot, may 16

The new SIT of the Punjab Police, constituted following the January 4 orders of the Punjab and Haryana HC to investigate three sacrilege incidents of 2015, arrested six Dera Sacha Sauda followers in the district this evening.

Those arrested have been identified as Sukhjinder Singh Sunny, Shakti Singh, Ranjit Singh, Baljeet Singh, Nishan Singh and Pardeep Singh.

The SIT is investigating FIRs pertaining to the theft of ‘bir’ of Guru Granth Sahib from a gurdwara at Burj Jawahar Singh Wala village on June 1, 2015, pasting of posters containing sacrilegious content at the gurdwara on September 29 and tearing of pages of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari.

While the accused were released on bail in the first two cases, the SIT has arrested them in the third case. While SSP Swarandeep Singh did not take calls for comment, sources said the accused were arrested in the case relating to the scattering of pages of Guru Granth Sahib. — TNS


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