Tension in Punjab district after clash
Faridkot January 17:
Tension prevailed in this Punjab district after followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect clashed with some members of Sikh community, police said.
According to police, some followers of the Haryana-based Sacha Sauda indulged in heated arguments with members of the Sikh community over a religious issue here afternoon. This was followed by minor clash between the members of two groups.
"This incident happened on Faridkot road. After getting this information, police immediately reached the spot and brought the situation under control. Later the issue was amicably solved but our investigation is still on," said a police official. In the meantime, police have deployed enough manpower at all sensitive locations in this district to avoid any untoward incident.