Haryana Police has detained a person in connection with the murder in a shocking incident on the Singhu border. Now the accused of this case has said that he has no remorse for his actions. Hours after committing the murder, a man dressed in blue robes of Nihangs appeared before the media, who claimed that he punished and killed the victim for “desecrating” the Sikh holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib. United Kisan Morcha has raised the demand for investigation in this matter.
The murderer Sarvjit Singh later surrendered to the police, with the criminal and his associates telling media persons that they were ready to do such things again. He added that if anyone “dares to commit such a crime again” they will take such a step again. When the accused was asked whether he had any remorse for his actions, the accused Singh said that he had no remorse for his actions. When the police took him into custody, he was arrested shouting slogans of ‘Jo Bole So Nihal’.
In the purported video clip of the incident going viral, some men wearing blue turbans and robes are seen standing near the injured man’s head with his severed left hand. People allege that the victim has insulted their religious book. The video purportedly shows Nihangs asking the man where he had come from and who had sent him to “defile” the book. Lakhbir is also heard pleading with the group in Punjabi.
DSP Hansraj says that the dead body of a youth was hung by some unknown people at the police barricading near the farmer agitation site. Earlier, the young man was brutally murdered and his arms and legs were cut off. Police is taking its action in this matter. One person has been taken into custody in this case. He will be produced in court.
The victim has been identified as Lakhbir Singh, a Dalit farm laborer and a resident of village Cheema Khurd in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district. Police said that at the age of 35, Singh worked as a labourer, and had no criminal record or affiliation with any political party.