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Woman accused of desecrating Guru Granth Sahib shot dead outside Ludhiana gurudwara

Updated: Jul 26, 2016 14:09 IST

Ludhiana (Punjab), July 26 (ANI): A 47-year-old woman, who was accused of desecrating the Guru Granth Sahib, was shot dead outside the gurudwara in Ludhiana District's Alamgir Village on Tuesday morning.

The deceased, Balwinder Kaur, was a resident of Ghawaddi village. She had been arrested last year and was out on bail.

According to reports, Balwinder Kaur and her son were invited by someone outside the Gurudwara Manji Sahib in Alamgir and was shot by two motorcycle-borne assailants. She died on the spot.

Ludhiana's Commissioner of Police Jatinder Singh Aulakh has ordered an investigation in the case. (ANI)