Sacrilege incident at Singhu border; murdered man identified
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
On Thursday, a drug addict from Cheema village in Tarn Taran district did a dishonor to Guru Granth Sahib (a holy book of Sikhs) at Singhu border, where Kisan’s (farmers) were staging a dharna against the three agriculture bills. He was captured by the vigilant Nihangs and they trashed him. Later he succumbed to his injuries and died.
As per preliminary reports, Lakhbir Singh alias Titu a majhbi sikh in his mid thirties, did the dishonor to Guru Granth Sahib (a holy book of Sikhs) at Singhu border. He entered the place where the Holy Scripture-Guru Granth Sahib was kept, wearing the traditional dress of Nihang Singh’s.
He is a resident of Cheema village that falls under Sarai Imanat Khan police station in Tarn Taran district. His father, Darshan Singh an ex army man died few years ago. He is living in his ancestral house with his widow sister Raj Kaur. He is married to Jaspreet Kaur but his wife is not living with him, for the past some times. He had three girl child- Tania aged 12 years, Sonia aged 10 years and Kuldip Kaur aged 8 years. His wife is living with her parents along with his three girl child.
Sacrilege incident at Singhu border; murdered man identified. As per available information, he is a drug addict but not a history sheeter. He had been to deaddiction centre, several times. Recently he was caught in a cylinder theft case. He is working as a laborer. He is working at village Havelian in Tarn Taran district which is a hub for drug trafficking in past two decades. Havelian village has been in the news in 2019 when the Customs at the Attari check-post found 532 kg of heroin and 52 kg of mixed narcotics concealed in a consignment of rock salt from Pakistan.
When contacted the SHO of Sarai Imanat Khan police station Balwinder Singh said “he went to Singhu border all alone and no one from the village accompanied him. “