A Delhi resident was arrested on Monday for tearing pages of ‘gutka Sahib’ inside the sanctum sanctorum of Sri Darbar Sahib in Amritsar.The man, identified as Jatinder Chadha, was booked under section 295-A (hurting religious sentiments) of the Indian Penal Code.
Amritsar police commissioner Nageshwar Rao said: “The accused was doing a ‘paath’ at Sri Darbar Sahib for the past few days. He told that he was disturbed due to his health condition. On Monday, he suddenly lost his temper and tore the gutka.”
Chadha was nabbed by the members of Task Force of SGPC when he was tearing the pages of Sukhmani Sahib and was handed over to the police, Rao said.He said during investigation, it was found that the accused was a resident of Yamuna Vihar in New Delhi and was in Amritsar to pay obeisance as he was suffering from a skin disease psoriasis due to which he was also diagnosed a patient of depression.