October 30, 2018 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Moga/Chandigarh: The special investigation team (SIT) of Punjab Police led by deputy inspector general (DIG), Ludhiana range, Ranbir Singh Khatra, has reportedly arrested three Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS) followers yesterday (Oct. 29) in Malke (Moga) beadbi case.
On November 4, 2015, an incident of Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib was discovered in the Malke village in Moga district. The pattern of beadbi at Malke was akin to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib at Bagari. A case under Sections 295A and 295 was registered against unidentified persons at the Samalsar police station in Moga.
As per media reports the arrested dera followers have been identified as Prithi Singh, member of the dera state committee and a resident of Baghapurana in Moga district, Mithu Singh and Ramandeep Singh, both resident of Malke village in Moga.
A local court has remanded the accused in three-day police custody. They will be again produced in the court on November 2.
Media reports say that the SIT has also recovered a motorcycle used in the crime.