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Friday, June 20, 2008

Dera supporters open fire on Sikh Protestors in Mumbai, 1 Sikh killed


One killed as securityman of Ram Rahim Baba opens fire

A 50 years old Sikh has been killed in firing by the body guard of Dera Saccha Sauda chief Ram Rahim on Friday outside a suburban mall in Mumbai during a protest against the spiritual guru by a Sikh group which turned violent. A group of Sikhs shouted anti-Dera slogans inside the Nirmal Lifestyles mall in suburban Mulund during a visit by Ram Rahim to the place this evening.
The protest by Sikhs led to altercations between Rahim’s supporters & the Sikh group which turned violent after the group allegedly started pelting stones. Rahim’s bodyguard fired at the crowd in which one person injured. The victim was succumbed after being taken to a nearby hospital. Ram Rahim left the mall soon & his motorcade has been stopped in the jurisdiction of the Khopoli police station in neighbouring Raigad district.
Ram Rahim had drawn the ire of Sikhs for allegedly hurting their religious sentiments after he appeared dressed as Guru Gobind Singh Ji at a public function in Haryana’s Sirsa town where a religious commune headed by him is situated.


Sikh Killed

One person was killed when the security guard of Ram Rahim Singh, the controversial spiritual leader of the Dera Sachcha Sauda sect, fired at protestors, shouting slogans against him at Mulund in North-east Mumbai tonight.
Ram Rahim had come to Mulund to attend a programme at the Nirmal Lifestyle mall at 1930 hrs, when some people, protesting his visit, started ranting slogans.
The security guard, who has not been identified, fired at the protestors, killing one of them and injuring another, police said.
Majority of the demonstrators were from the Sikh community, who blocked the entire stretch of the LBS road in the area, said an eye-witness.
Ram Rahim Baba and his security guard are holed up in a building and the protestors are demanding the arrest of the duo.
Police have cordoned off the area.


Shot by Rapists Bodygaurd

One person was killed on Friday in firing by a bodyguard of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim Singh, which is at loggerheads with the Sikh clergy, during clashes between Sikhs and supporters of the group in a mall in a north-east Mumbai suburb, police said.The clashes occurred during a visit by Singh in the Nirmal Lifestylesmall in suburban Mulund late on Friday evening, they said.A group of Sikhs allegedly went into the mall and started shouting anti-Dera Sacha Sauda slogans. This resulted in altercations between the protestors and Singh's followers after which the former resorted to stone-pelting, they said.Singh's bodyguard fired at the crowd at around 1845 hours during the melee injuring one person, they said, adding the victim succumbed after being taken to a nearby hospital.The Dera Sacha Sauda chief left the mall soon and his motorcade hasbeen stopped in the jurisdiction of the Khopoli police station in neighbouring Raigad district, they said.Singh had drawn the ire of Sikhs for allegedly hurting their religious sentiments after he appeared dressed as Guru Gobind Singh at a public function in Haryana's Sirsa town where a religious commune headed by him is situated.

Comments

Iwas at the scene when this all happened..i was just going to the parking lot. every thing happened in front of me. also inside the mall i saw n number of private guards who were lookin more like goons than guards loaded with weapons which included latest automatic ammunitions.the baba who talks about love and peace was looking like a mafia with such a security.some of the protestors started shouting murdabad slogans.every thing was looking fully prepared..some ppl from baba's side came with open firearms and some with DANDAS, and they jumped on the crowd, i didnt see the gun fires, but i saw they beatup an elderly sardar on the head ..quite a horrifyn scene it was..then later on the protestors did a rasta roko ..luckily after a bit of wait i was home with my car..but when switched the news channels , there was full on jam on the road.

2 comments:

Sandeep SK said...

It is time to take serious steps against this man. Why don't the police investigate the rape allegations against him?

Arshpal said...

Why is Media against Sikhs, I have found these pictures in your blog only. I have also added a video in my blog "Riot Police beat up sikhs protesters". I m against asshole Ram Raheem. Ram Rahim sucks.