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California: Sikh holy book desecrated, community demands swift action

Updated: Aug 11, 2016 13:03 IST

California (U.S.A), Aug 11 (ANI): The Sikh community in Union City, California is protesting against an unidentified man desecrating the Guru Granth Sahib.

The Incident took place yesterday when pages of the Granth Sahib were torn and thrown away by the miscreant.

"The incident took place last evening, when a notorious person torn the holy book into pieces. This has riled up the people of our community. We along with our community will take up this issue. And we expect that American authorities will find a solution to this and bring the culprits to the book. Moving on we also wish that police and local authorities lend us help in the matter," said American Gurudwar Committee coordinator, Pritpal Singh

Subsequent to the incident, California mayor Carol Dutra arrived at the protest site and assured the protestors of penal action against the miscreants who have attempted to hurt their religious sentiments.

According to reports. police have registered a complaint in the matter. (ANI)