Sec-38 gurdwara violence: Withdraw case against us,will demolish illegal structure,says management

A delegation of supporters of the Gurdwara Santsar Sahib,Sector 38 (West),on Thursday met senior officials of the UT Administration and offered to demolish the illegal construction...

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: February 20, 2009 1:43 am

A delegation of supporters of the Gurdwara Santsar Sahib,Sector 38 (West),on Thursday met senior officials of the UT Administration and offered to demolish the illegal construction,provided the Administration withdraws the case against them.

“We are ready to demolish the illegal structure provided the Administration assures us that the case filed by them is withdrawn. The decision has been forwarded to the Administration,” said legal advisor of the management Ramdeep Pratap Singh.

He said a committee comprising councillor Jagjit Singh Kang,Former Mayor Harjinder Kaur,former MP Harmohan Dhawan,Ranjit Singh secretary Gurudwara management and Gurnam Singh Sidhu was formed by the gurdwara management after the incident.

This committee called on the UT Administration officials and offered to resolve the issue amicably.

A clash had taken place during a demolition drive at the Gurudwara on January 31,which left the ADC and three others seriously injured.

2 more arrested for stone pelting

The police have arrested two more persons in the Santsar Gurdwara case for their alleged involvement in stone pelting on the police and MC officials. The accused have been identified as Jaspal Singh,a priest and Jatinder Singh,a driver with the Sector-38 gurdwara. The number of arrests in the case now stands at 11.

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