Nihangs chop off Punjab Policeman’s hand after cops stopped them from Patiala market amidst coronavirus lockdown
In a stunning occurrence on Sunday in Patiala, Punjab, a gathering of ‘Nihangs’ (Sikhs outfitted with customary weapons and wearing free blue top) harmed two cops and the chopped-off hand of another cop at Sabzi Mandi, Patiala.
As per the reports, a gathering of five ‘Nihangs’, outfitted with swords and iron bars, were going in a vehicle and they were approached to stop at a vegetable market at 6.15 am by Mandi board authorities. “They were approached to appear (time limitation) passes. In any case, they ran the vehicle into the entryway and blockades set up there,” Senior Superintendent of Police, Patiala, Mandeep Singh Sidhu said.
The gathering at that point assaulted the police staff working, he said.
A video of the occurrence has now circulated around the web. In the video, it very well may be perceived how Nihangs broke the blockade and assault the police officers. The slashing off hands of ASI Singh can be found in the video. (Note: contains shocking pictures. Watcher tact is exhorted. VIDEO COURTESY: ACTION REPEAT)
During the assault, ASI Harjeet Singh’s hand was hacked off by the Nihangs while two other police staff got harmed. ASI Harjeet Singh has been admitted to PGI Chandigarh, said Dinkar Gupta, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab.
“I have addressed Director of PGI who has deputed top plastic specialists of PGI for medical procedure, which just began. The Nihang gathering will be captured and further move will be made soon,” said Dinkar Gupta, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab.
The Nihangs fled the scene after the assault, the SSP stated, including endeavors are to capture them. The occurrence occurred when limitations are set up in the state in light of the coronavirus episode.
BALBERA/ Sanaur/ Patiala:7 fugitives, donning the robes of Nihangs, have been arrested from the Gurdwara in village Balbera.
One of these was injured in the police firing and has been rushed to hospital.
The operation was supervised by IG Patiala Zone, Jatinder Singh Aulakh.
— KBS Sidhu, IAS, Spl. Chief Secretary, Punjab. (@kbssidhu1961) April 12, 2020
Now they are arrested
7 fugitives, donning the robes of Nihangs, have been arrested from the Gurdwara in village Balbera. One of these was injured in the police firing and has been rushed to hospital. The operation was supervised by IG Patiala Zone, Jatinder Singh Aulakh.