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Judicial panel submits report on Bargari sacrilege, fallout

It was to conduct an inquiry into the alleged sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and also inquire into the incident of firing at Kotkapura in Faridkot, besides looking into the firing that led to the death of two persons at Behbal Kalan village in the district.

punjab Updated: Jun 30, 2016 23:06 IST
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Zora Singh-led judicial commission was to conduct an inquiry into the alleged sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and also inquire into the incident of firing at Kotkapura in Faridkot.(HT File Photo)

A judicial commission headed by justice Zora Singh (retired) of the Punjab and Haryana high court to probe a 2015 incident of alleged sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib in Faridkot district of Punjab submitted its report to the state government on Thursday. “The report in a sealed envelope was submitted in my office in the evening,” said chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal.

The commission was set up by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal in October 2015. It was mandated to ascertain the causes and circumstances leading to the incident and its subsequent fallout.

It was to conduct an inquiry into the alleged sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and also inquire into the incident of firing at Kotkapura in Faridkot, besides looking into the firing that led to the death of two persons at Behbal Kalan village in the district.

Earlier, the CM had vowed that all those involved in the incident would be brought to book and given exemplary punishment.

First Published: Jun 30, 2016 23:04 IST