Video: Global Punjab News Channel captures members of the Punjab police vandalizing vehicles in Kotakpura after trying to break the peacefully protesting crowd.
In this video which is uploaded by Global Punjab, Punjab Police can be seen vandalising vehicles.Tension over the incident of destruction of Sri Guru Granth Sahib flared up in the Kotkapura area on Wednesday morning .
Water canons were used just early morning to break the crowd at Kotakpura by police. Sikh sangat were protesting the sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 122 angs of Guru Sahib were found on a street in the village. A few months back, a Saroop of Guru Sahib was stolen from a Gurdwara Sahib in a nearby village by miscreants
At least 6,000 protesters had gathered, demanding action against those responsible for the incident of sacrilege at Bargari village in Faridkot disctrict. Some of the protesters started pelting stones, and were asked to disperse by the police.
Two people were killed in violent clashes between the police and protesters at Vaibhal Kalan village, 10 kms from Kotkapura, on Wednesday.Meanwhile, 90 persons, including several policemen, were injured in a bloody clash between police and Sikh protesters at Kotkapura town of Faridkot district on Wednesday morning.
All Sikh parcharaks including Baba Dhadrianwale, Bhai Panthpreet Singh and Sarabjit Singh Dhunda were arrested by police. A curfew is currently in place at Kotakpura.
The police have attempted to break the crowds of peaceful protests related to sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.
Video: Global Punjab