The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday announced Rs 10-lakh cash reward for information leading to arrest of the accused involved the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari village and theft of a “bir” from a gurdwara at Burj Jawahar Singh Wala village in Faridkot district.
In a statement, the CBI said it needed the cooperation of the people for providing information about persons who had indulged in the theft and desecration the holy book. “If the persons involved are traced, the informer will be given a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh by the CBI,” it added.
“The information may also be given to any branch of the CBI in the country. The name of the informant will be kept secret,” read the statement. On November 1 last year, the Punjab government had handed over the probe to the CBI into the Bargari village sacrilege incident in Faridkot. The CBI said any person having information of the whereabouts of the persons involved in the incidents could inform the CBI officers immediately on the address, telephone and mobile phones mentioned below:
Abhishek Dular, superintendent of police CBI/special crimes-III, CBI headquarters Building, CGO Complex, New Delhi. Telephone number: 011-24368644 and mobile number: 9418834911.
N Krishnamurthy, duty officer, additional superintendent of police, CBI/special crimes-III, CBI Hors Building, CGO Complex, New Delhi. Telephone number: 011-24368646, 011-24368646 and mobile number: 9968081143.