2015 Bargari sacrilege case: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab Police, constituted to probe the six-year-old sacrilege case of Shri Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari village in Faridkot district, arrested six Dera Sacha Sauda followers allegedly involved in the incident.
The Bargari sacrilege incident had sparked statewide protests in 2015.
The accused have been identified as Sukhjinder Singh, alias Sunny, Nishan Singh, Ranjit Singh, alias Bhola, and Pardeep Kumar, all residents of Kotkapura, Shakti Singh of Daggu Romana village, and Baljit Singh of Sikhanwala village.
All the accused are, reportedly, Dera Sacha Sauda followers.
It is pertinent to mention that Sukhjinder, Shakti, Ranjit, and Baljeet have also been arrested in another sacrilege case. In this case, two derogatory posters were pasted near the Bargari Gurdwara on the intervening night of September 24-25, 2015.
Both the sacrilege cases were registered at the Bajakhana police station.
The SIT team, investigating the 2015 Bargari sacrilege case, was led by IPS SPS Parmar who achieved major success for the first time since the CBI handed over the case to Punjab police.
Another member of the team was Rajinder Singh Sohal, AIG, Counter-Intelligence, Punjab.
Meanwhile, they will be produced before a local court on Monday, the police said.
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