Police assault of Nihang Sikhs in Patiala, ASI arms down, seven arrested

by Jeremy Spirogis
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There was an enormous conflict between the Nihangs and the police who got here to the vegetable market in Patiala, Punjab. Several police personnel and Nihangs had been reported injured on this incident. Seven folks, together with the principle accused Balwinder, have been arrested on this case. The injured have been admitted to Rajendra Hospital within the metropolis. During this time, Nihangas additionally tried to flee by sitting within the automotive and blew the barricades on the street with a excessive pace automotive. As quickly because the police tried to get them out of the automotive, the Nihangas attacked the police.

ASI's situation vital, PGI referred

In this assault, the hand of 1 ASI was amputated, whereas the police station incharge Bikkar Singh and one other accused had been injured. <! –

                 After the incident, the injured have been admitted to Rajindara Hospital. ASI, who was injured by a wrist minimize, was referred to PGI Chandigarh attributable to a severe situation. Nihang hid in a gurudwara after the incident. The ADGP himself took command and requested them to give up, however they stored abusing him from inside.

Were indignant at not passing curfew

SSP Mandeep Singh Sidhu mentioned that about 5 Nihang Singh reached Sabzi Mandi using in a automotive. Here the workers of the vegetable market had stopped the automotive of those folks and requested in regards to the curfew move, in order that there is no such thing as a unnecessary crowd out there. On this, these folks quarreled with the workers of Sabzi Mandi and tried to drive away the automotive by breaking the barricade imposed on the blockade of the police. Subsequently, the boys surrounded his automotive. Angry escaped from the spot after attacking the police with a Nihang sword. Nihang Singh is alleged to be a resident of Gurudwara Khichdi Saheb inbuilt Balbera Area.
Jatinder Singh, the IG of Patiala Zone, reached the spot.

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