Another Gurudwara Lynching:Fanatics Lynch mentally unstable Kid asking for food inside a Sikh temple
Punjab, INDIA: News published by NRI Herald Australia, 22 December 2021
In a shocking incident reported from Kapurthala, Punjab (India) which has shaken the worldwide Indian community has surfaced. As per reports a kid probably mentally unstable who was looking for food inside a Gurudwara has been lynched on the false pretexts of Sacrilege.
One such video has been surfaced on Twitter and has been retweeted multiple times where the twitter user says:
Video from kapurthala , Man is from delhi beaten on allegations of sacrilege this morning. Sadly from #Punjab The land where Gurus preached humanity, equality & forgiveness 500 years back is turned to a fertile #lynching ground. #Sikhs
Earlier yesterday one of the woman from the same area with nearby locality had recorded a video of the man who was lynched later for eating food inside a Gurudwara in Kapurthala. One of the twitter user tweets and says:
From his mannerisms looks mentally challenged. Imagine the kinds of people who find 'conspiracy' in 4 rotis being stolen and even lionize the killers
The woman in the video asked the man,
“Who are you dressed like? Krishna?” He nodded as yes.
The video was shot outside a gym at Kanjali Road on the outskirts of Kapurthala. Harvinder Singh, the owner of the gym, verified the footage. Singh told India's news portal, Dainik Bhaskar that the man appeared to be mentally challenged, and he was roaming around the gym during morning hours.
The man was at Gurudwara was looking for food
International Reports have suggested that the man was at Gurudwara hoping to find some food. He was spotted by a volunteer in the kitchen. The man tried to escape but was apprehended by the sewadars or volunteers. He was later beaten to death before police could take him away. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
Reports also say that he had deep cut marks on his body. Videos have emerged of the Gurudwara in charge where he is inciting people saying the man (victim) has committed blasphemy while admitting that he was caught taking Rotis at the kitchen. The victim is seen tied up, barely conscious in the video.
Women from Bihar claims the victim to be his brother.
A woman from Bihar has claimed that the man who was lynched to death at a Gurudwara in Kapurthala, Punjab was her brother. According to a report in India Today, she identified the man as Ankit Kumar, and his mother’s name is Geeta Devi. The woman told the Police over the phone that she would visit Kapurthala with her mother to identify the deceased. The reports suggest that the woman sent some documents and pictures to the Police for verification. SSP Khak has confirmed that they have received the documents, and they are being examined.
One of the many incidents among sikh community in Punjab in recent times
NRI herald reported couple of days ago about the lynching which took place in the holy shrine of sikhs "Golden Temple" in Amritsar, India. In the incident an unknown person He also stepped close to the Granth Sahib, which is also considered a sacrilege of the holy book. Soon after the incident, he was surrounded by people present at the temple.
Initially, he was taken into custody by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) staff, and moved to the SGPC headquarters. But later his dead body was placed near the SGPC main gate, which suggests that he was beaten to death by the staff in the office.