Second man beaten to death in Punjab over alleged sacrilege attempt
New Delhi : A second man in Punjab has been beaten to death over an alleged instance of sacrilege less than 24 hours after a man was killed in Golden Temple for similar act.
Residents of Nijampur village in Kapurthala district had allegedly caught the man from a gurdwara early this morning. They alleged that he was seen "disrespecting" Nishan Sahib (the Sikh flag) around 4 am.
The police had reached in time and the man was taken into custody. Sikh group insisted that he must be questioned in front of them.
The man was killed by the locals after a scuffle with the police.