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Kapurthala sacrilege: Accused youth beaten to death by mob

By Rajan Nath -- December 19, 2021 2:08 pm -- Updated:December 19, 2021 5:15 pm

Kapurthala sacrilege incident: Day after a man was beaten to death by angry devotees after he allegedly attempted to commit sacrilege at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, a similar incident has been reported from Kapurthala. A man was beaten to death for allegedly trying to desecrate Nishan Sahib in Gurdwara Sahib in Kapurthala's Nizampur.

In a video that went viral after the sacrilege incident in Kapurthala, the man who allegedly committed the sacrilege of Nishan Sahib was seen being beaten by the locals. He was later handed over to the police.

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According to information, an unidentified youth scaled one of the walls of the Gurudwara Sahib in Nizampur and enter the premises in the wee hours on Sunday, where he allegedly tried to desecrate Nishan Sahib.

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However, villagers caught hold of him and handed him over to the police. Later, a mob attacked the accused.

Earlier, a man was beaten to death by angry devotees after he allegedly attempted to commit sacrilege at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the police said.

sacrilege guru granth sahib Golden Temple guru granth sahib amritsar, बेअदबी, गुरु ग्रंथ साहिब की बेअदबी, स्वर्ण मंदिर, गोल्डन टैंपल, गोल्डन टैंपल में बेअदबी

The incident took place during evening prayers on Saturday when the man jumped over the metal railing around Shri Guru Granth Sahib and allegedly attempted to desecrate the Holy Book of the Sikhs with a sword.

-PTC News

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