Faridkot, Punjab: A Saroop of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji was stolen from the Gurdwara Sahib at village Burj Jawahar Singh Wala, district Faridkot, Punjab on Tuesday 2 June 2015 at approximately 1pm.

Local reports state that work was taking place at the Gurdwara Sahib. When the labourers left, two unknown males were noticed at the Gurdwara gate. The Gurdwara Granthi Singh had attended the bank during which time the Prakash Saroop of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji was stolen.


The theft came to light when local children who attended the Gurdwara to recite prayers at approximately 3.30pm, noticed that the Saroop was missing. Upon raising the alarm, locals gathered at the Gurdwara Sahib and the Police were contacted. The local DSP attended and an F.I.R has been lodged. Potential suspects have been identified however the investigations continue.

Local reports suggest that the mobile network evidence obtained by the Police suggests the two suspects were previously in the neighbouring village before attending the Gurdwara Sahib.

Despite the theft of the Gurdwara Sahib golak on two previous occasions, no CCTV or security provisions were in place at the Gurdwara Sahib.

This most recent incident comes following six weeks of increasing reports involving alleged short circuits and attacks at Gurdwaras in Punjab, Rajasthan and Jammu.

Via: Sikh Channel

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