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Man arrested for sacrilege in Fatehgarh Sahib

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Fatehgarh Sahib, September 21

An incident of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib was reported at a gurdwara in Tooran village of Amloh subdivision today.

The incident was recorded in CCTV cameras installed at the gurdwara. Amloh SDM Anand Sagar Sharma and police personnel rushed to the spot and filed an FIR against a suspect, identified as Mewa Singh (40), who was arrested later. The suspect works as a tailor in the village. The SDM said the incident took place around 4 am. The family members of the accused said he was mentally unstable. However, local villagers refuted their claim and demanded strict action against the accused.

Meanwhile, Giani Harpal Singh, head granthi of Gurdwara Fathegarh Sahib and Gurpreet Singh Randhawa, SGPC member, visited the village gurdwara and enquired about the incident.

from The Tribune

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