Masked Man Assaults Gurdwara Priest With Sword In Punjab, Arrested: Cops

The accused typically visited Gurdwara Hatt Sahib.


The granthi of Gurdwara Hatt Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi right here was injured after he was attacked by a masked man, police mentioned on Friday.

The accused, who was later overpowered by sewadars, was recognized as Lakhbir Singh, a resident of Sarupwal village, they mentioned.

The accused typically visited Gurdwara Hatt Sahib. On Thursday night, he went there carrying a masks. The sewadars current there objected to him protecting his face however he ignored them and provided prayers, mentioned Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sultanpur Lodhi, Babandeep Singh.

When Lakhbir was popping out of the gurdwara, he challenged the sewadars, he mentioned.

Because the sewadars gheraoed him, he pulled out a small sword and attacked the granthi, Amritpal Singh, injuring him. The accused was later overpowered by the sewadars and handed over to the police, he added.

Amritpal Singh obtained a minor harm on his arm and was discharged after first assist, in accordance with police.

A case has been registered towards Lakhbir beneath related provisions of regulation, together with Part 295 (injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the faith of any class) of the Indian Penal Code, the DSP mentioned.

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