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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh named accused in Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege case

By Rajan Nath -- July 06, 2020 6:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

The name of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim Singh has been included in an FIR lodged against 7 Dera followers in a case of sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

Jalandhar range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ranbir Singh Khatra, who is heading the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to probe the case, shared the information.

On July 4, the SIT had arrested 7 people from Faridkot district in connection with a sacrilege incident that led to statewide protests in 2015.

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As per the report, the accused had stolen a Bir of Guru Granth Sahib from a gurdwara of Burj Jawahar Singh Wala village on June 1, 2015. Likewise, a case was registered at Bajakhana police station in Faridkot district.

-PTC News

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