May 27, 2023

(*10*)Another man was allegedly overwhelmed to demise 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 overwhelmed to demise. A Special Investigation Team is probing the Amritsar incident.

Here are the Top 10 factors on this huge story:

  1. Residents of Nijampur village in Kapurthala mentioned they caught the person round 4 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 overwhelmed with sticks. The police later took him to the hospital the place he was declared useless.

  3. Police sources mentioned the Kapurthala incident is extra of a “hysteric response” to the Amritsar case. Theft, they mentioned, seems to be the motive within the Kapurthala incident.

  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 eleventh Guru – is stored. He was seen selecting up a golden sword as clergymen rushed to overpower him.

  5. The man, who’s but to be recognized, was overwhelmed to demise. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa mentioned no cell phone, no purse, no identification 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 advised 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 precipitated pressure in a state the place sacrilege is a extremely emotive problem. Ahead of subsequent yr’s elections, it has additionally adopted political overtones, with a faction inside the Congress accusing the erstwhile Amarinder Singh authorities of failing to deal with 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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