The Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh has exposed a massive fraud in relation to the missing Sri Guru Granth Sahib Saroops. A total of 328 ‘saroops’ were discovered to be missing and records were misappropriated where saroops were embezzled for monetary gains. The ledgers of 2013-2014 were reported to be compromised according to a Tribune news paper report.
The SGPC Secretary Dr. Roop Singh submitted his resignation as he stated it happened during his tenure.
SGPC Chief Gobind Singh Longowal stated that a police complaint would be filed and an investigation will ensure forward.
Longowal further stated that former chief secretary Harcharan Singh will also face legal action as he overlooked the mischief.
The Jathedar in a interview stated that the audit of SS Kohli and Associates wasn’t occurring on consistent basis. The contracts of the firm has been terminated according to reports.