Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Religious tension may ensue if such incidents are viewed lightly: P&H HC denies pre-arrest bail to man accused of removing, kicking Sikh's turban

"In case, such type of incidents are viewed lightly and in a casual manner that may result in creating communal and religious tension in the society, affecting peace and tranquility", opined the High Court.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently dismissed a petition seeking pre-arrest bail by a person accused of removing turban of a Sikh man and kicking it away, thus showing disrespect towards his long hair and other signs/symbols of the Sikh religion (kakara).

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