Bhai Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale’s Jatha was attacked in Ludhiana resulting in the death of Sant Bhupinder Singh Dhakkiwale. Sant Dhakkiwale was killed on the spot while Bhai Dhadrianwale recovered from the attack at Ludhiana DMC.
The attackers used baseball bats and fired gun shots at the Singhs of the Jatha. The Jatha was on their way to Issewal where they were going to preach Sikhi.
The attackers followed Bhai Dhadriwale’s vehicles until the Jatha stopped for a break near Ludhiana. The Assailants fired 15 shots at the Singhs and fled the scene with a Bolero which had Ludhiana license plates.
Police reached the scene and have began the investigation.
ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON BHAI RANJIT SINGH KHALSA DHADRIANWALE – ONE DEAD – BHAI RANJIT SINGH KHALSA BELIEVED TO BE ADMITTED IN DMC HOSPITAL – 17 May 2016 – Whilst en-route to a Diwaan at village Isewal that was due to start shortly, approximately 40 people have fired gunshots upon Bhai Ranjit Singh Khalsa Dhadrianwale and the Jatha.
This is believed to have been an assassination attempt. There are reports of injuries in the Jatha. A Parcharak of the Parmeshar Dwar Gurmat Parchar Sewa Mission, Baba Bhupinder Singh Ji, has died during the assassination attempt. Wearing a similar Dastar style to that of Bhai Ranjit Singh Khalsa and mistaken for him, the Parcharak was in the same car as Bhai Ranjit Singh Khalsa, sitting in the front seat, and died on the spot.
The Jatha vehicles, which were near Ludhiana, were stopped using the excuse of a “Shabeel”, smashed with rods and fired upon, then pursued by a number of cars for approximately 4 kilometres in a chase.
Bhai Ranjit Singh Khalsa is believed to be admitted in the DMC hospital, Ludhiana. People from across the world are strongly condemning this shameful criminal act.
Video of Bhupinder Singh who was killed in the attack: