Brawl at Gurdwara in IN leaves 4 injured

Lester Mason
April 16, 2018

Authorities state that a brawl in a Sikh temple in suburban Indianapolis has left four men and women that have minor injuries.

Police and medics responded to a verbal and physical fight involving roughly 150 people at a Sikh temple in Greenwood on Sunday afternoon.

It was originally reported that people involved in the altercation had been stabbed.

The brawl reportedly resulted from an anticipated transition of leadership power.


Correction: Only 3-4 people have sustained minor injuries following the disturbance, police told us at the scene.

Delegates take part in the annual election meeting of The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) at The Golden Temple in Amritsar, Pakistan, November 22, 2008. Fillenwarth says it is believed that there was a worship service on when the struggle broke outside, going. They will be later questioned by the police.

Some gurdwara members told the local media that the fight was between incoming and outgoing leaders. They're also reviewing surveillance video from the temple and interviewing other participants in the fight.

Investigators said they are still probing the incident and no arrests have been made.

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