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London: Drunken brawl ends in death of 3 Sikhs

The incident in which two Sikhs have been arrested is said to be a culmination of a fight over unpaid work

Sabrangindia 21 Jan 2020

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The city of London, witnessed a ‘bloodbath’ with the stabbing of three men in a street brawl incident that involved groups from the Sikh community.

The victims, Narinder Singh, 26, Harinder Kumar, 22, and Baljit Singh, 34 were stabbed to death and found covered in blood. One was stabbed in the neck, shoulder and chest, while another was discovered having been smashed in the head with a hammer,” reported the Mail.

Two people, who were also Sikhs, have been arrested after the incident in Elmstead Road, Seven Kings, Redbridge, on Sunday evening, reported The Telegraph IndiaDetective Chief Superintendent Stephen Clayman, said, “This investigation remains in its early stages and work continues to establish the exact sequence of events that led to this shocking incident. “We believe the parties involved were from the Sikh community and known to each other. A fight has taken place which has escalated, resulting in three people being fatally attacked.”

The victims were construction professionals and reports emerged that they died after a drunken row over unpaid work turned violent.

The Mail reported that a local businessman said the men were knifed to death after a large group of Indian men spilled out of a nearby restaurant, screaming and shouting in a furious drunken argument between two groups which had broken out over work.

The police said that they are in the process of establishing formal identification and informing all next of kin and conducting post-mortem examinations of the victims. The police have also said that a “thorough investigation led by homicide detectives from specialist crime is underway and crime scenes are in place in the area as officers continue a full forensic examination.”

The police have also implemented Section 60 in the whole of Redbridge borough till 8 a.m. on Monday, allowing the police to stop and search a person without officers requiring to have reasonable grounds for investigation.

 

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London: Drunken brawl ends in death of 3 Sikhs

The incident in which two Sikhs have been arrested is said to be a culmination of a fight over unpaid work

sikh stabing

The city of London, witnessed a ‘bloodbath’ with the stabbing of three men in a street brawl incident that involved groups from the Sikh community.

The victims, Narinder Singh, 26, Harinder Kumar, 22, and Baljit Singh, 34 were stabbed to death and found covered in blood. One was stabbed in the neck, shoulder and chest, while another was discovered having been smashed in the head with a hammer,” reported the Mail.

Two people, who were also Sikhs, have been arrested after the incident in Elmstead Road, Seven Kings, Redbridge, on Sunday evening, reported The Telegraph IndiaDetective Chief Superintendent Stephen Clayman, said, “This investigation remains in its early stages and work continues to establish the exact sequence of events that led to this shocking incident. “We believe the parties involved were from the Sikh community and known to each other. A fight has taken place which has escalated, resulting in three people being fatally attacked.”

The victims were construction professionals and reports emerged that they died after a drunken row over unpaid work turned violent.

The Mail reported that a local businessman said the men were knifed to death after a large group of Indian men spilled out of a nearby restaurant, screaming and shouting in a furious drunken argument between two groups which had broken out over work.

The police said that they are in the process of establishing formal identification and informing all next of kin and conducting post-mortem examinations of the victims. The police have also said that a “thorough investigation led by homicide detectives from specialist crime is underway and crime scenes are in place in the area as officers continue a full forensic examination.”

The police have also implemented Section 60 in the whole of Redbridge borough till 8 a.m. on Monday, allowing the police to stop and search a person without officers requiring to have reasonable grounds for investigation.

 

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Sikh-Muslim friendships started with Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Police Brutality, an American nightmare, once again becomes a reality in urban India

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