Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Takht Kesgarh Sahib jathedar Giani Mal Singh attacked

Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib jathedar Giani Mal Singh was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon by a pathi outside his residence at Anandpur Sahib on Tuesday.
As per reports, the incident took place around 11.40 am, when Giani Mal Singh was coming out of the manager’s office and going towards his residence .A temporary pathi of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Joga Singh (25) attacked him with a sharp-edged weapon. Giani Mal Singh sustained minor injury on his right thigh in the attack.
The security guards of the jathedar immediately overpowered the assailant, who was beaten up by the SGPC employees. Later on, he was handed over to the police.
Senior police officials including Rupnagar senior superintendent of Police (SSP) Varinder Paul Singh also reached the spot.
It may be mentioned here that the security of the Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib jathedar had been increased after the exoneration to Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh by the Sikh high priests, including Giani Mal Singh.
with thanks : Hindustan Times : LINK : for detailed news report.

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