Following the horrific lynching of two sadhus and their driver in Palghar, news has now emerged about another brutal attack on a Hindu sadhu in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur. Swami Pushpendra was assaulted upon while he was alone in his ashram.
“I pleaded them to spare my life & take the money instead. But, they continued to injure me” : Sadhu who was attacked by 2 assailants in Punjab, they tied his hands & feet, tried 2 strangle him, stole ₹50K & some other items from the Ashram.pic.twitter.com/MyOeMlr6Cu @AgentSaffron
— Prachi Singh Chaturvedi ?? (@PrachiBJP) April 25, 2020
As per Punjab police two days earlier, assailants entered Swami’s ashram with sharp weapons and attacked him as a result of which he sustained severe injuries. At present he is undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Punjab police have issued a statement stating that this assault is robbery related and that a case has been registered in this regard.
Swami Pushpendra of Hoshiarpur's video message, explaining what happened the day before. It was a case of robbery for which we have already filed a FIR and are already investigating to book the culprits. Urge all to act responsibly and not engage in rumours. @PunjabPoliceInd pic.twitter.com/DKd9SMqEQY
— Hoshiarpur Police (@PP_Hoshiarpur) April 25, 2020
Further investigation is on and more details are expected to emerge in the coming days.
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