Another incident of Quran desecration reported in Sangrur

Within two months of the sacrilege of Islamic holy book Quran Sharif at Malerkotla, another such incident was reported in Sunam on Independence Day.
Updated on Aug 16, 2016 02:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Sunam (sangrur)

Within two months of the sacrilege of Islamic holy book Quran Sharif at Malerkotla, another such incident was reported in Sunam on Independence Day.

Sources said as many as 138 pages of the holy book were found torn in the mosque at Mehlan chowk on Monday.

The police have registered a case against unidentified persons and initiated probe.

Sources said police arrested a man on Tuesday.

Earlier on June 24, Quran was desecrated in Muslim dominant Malerkotla town. Four accused, including Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Naresh Yadav were arrested.

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