Torn pages of ‘gutka’ found at Bathinda village

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bathinda
  • Updated: Jun 23, 2016 10:22 IST

Police have booked unknown persons for allegedly hurting religious sentiments after 52 torn pages of a ‘gutka’ (a copy of holy book) were found in Bhagta Bhai Ka village in Bathinda on Tuesday night.

Jagmohan Singh, ‘granthi’ at a village gurdwara, said the torn pages were thrown near the house of Harpal Singh. The pages were first noticed by one Gurdarshan Kaur.

A case under Section 295-A (hurting religious sentiments) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC has been registered, said police.

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