Sukhwinder Singh who died while saving a woman from an armed robbery was honored by the Mayor and police commander along with 20 people at Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East.

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The 31 year old Sikh was stabbed to death in January 2010 near Barking station and awarded posthumously for his act of bravery.

Sukhwinder Singh was honoured with a plaque on a newly made bench at memorial service held inside the Gurdwara where he prayed everyday Sunday.

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Inder Singh Jamu, 79, service co-ordinator for gurdwara, which organised the unveiling, said: “We appreciate the goodwill of Barking and Dagenham council. The plaque is a fitting tribute for his brave action and validates the borough’s slogan of ‘one borough one community’

“It was a beautiful day and the community is happy with the nice gesture. The bench will be used well.”

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