Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 11
The city police today arrested Shiv Sena Hindustan president Sudhir Kumar Suri in connection with the burning of an effigy of Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale during the 33rd anniversary of Operation Bluestar when Sikh radical organizations had given a bandh call.
He was booked on charges of hurting the religious sentiments of a community. A complaint was lodged by All India Sikh Student Federation’s (Mehta) president Amarbir Singh Dhot. He had accused Suri of trying to vitiate the peaceful environment in the city by burning the effigy of Bhindrawale. He said Suri was giving provocative statements through social media. An ACP rank official investigated the case. Suri was arrested today and sent to judicial remand.
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