Know Why Panthic Front Leader Sukhdev Singh Bhaur Arrested

Former SGPC general secretary and Aam Aadmi Party leader Sukhdev Singh Bhaur was arrested on Friday for allegedly hurting so called sentiments of the Dalit community.In a speech delivered at Bargari village in Faridkot district two days ago, Bhaur had allegedly made objectionable remarks against Dalits in general and the local Dera Sachkhand Ballan in particular. The speech has gone viral on social media. On Friday, members of the SC community from Phagwara and Jalandhar gathered in large numbers and gheraoed Bhaur’s house in Banga. A heavy police force was deployed. Ludhiana Range DIG Ranbir Singh Khatra, too, reached the spot.Deepika Singh, Banga DSP, said Bhaur had been booked under Section 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) of the IPC. The case has been registered at Banga city police station. Deepak Hilori, Nawanshahr SSP, confirmed his arrest late on Friday evening.

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