Another incident of sacrilege in Punjab

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Moga (PB), Nov 4: A fresh incident of alleged sacrilege was today reported in this district of Punjab, which was recently rocked by a series of protests over such cases.

A police spokesman said three torn pieces of the holy book were found in Maleke village in Baghapurana area of the district.

Another incident of sacrilege in Punjab

Additional Police force had been rushed to the village, where a large number of locals and outsiders have gathered.

The villagers were not allowing the police to collect the torn pages and want the religious preachers to visit the spot. Punjab has recently been rocked by a series of protests over a number of desecration incidents taking place in the state starting with Bargari at Faridkot.

During one such protest, two people were killed in clashes between agitationists and police. Punjab government has handed over to CBI the probe of the sacrilege incident at Faridkot and the subsequent killing of two persons in police firing.


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