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Man kills Gurudwara sewadar, climbs dome to avoid arrest

Press Trust of India  |  Fatehgarh Sahib (Pb) 

The chief 'sewadar' of a Gurudwara here was allegedly killed inside the premises by a community member, who then perched himself on the structure's dome to evade arrest.

Nihang Charanjit Singh (40) slashed Nihang Piara Singh's (45) neck with a sharp weapon yesterday after a dispute, police said.

The deceased was the chief sewadar (relegious volunteer) of the Gurdwara Bibangarh.

"Charanjit, after killing Piara, climbed on the 'gumbad' (dome) of the gurdwara. It took a lot of effort to to bring him down and arrest him," a police official said.

Police have registered a case of and launched an investigation into the case, the official said, adding that the accused was being questioned.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 14:07 IST