This article appears in today's Leicester Mercury:
|Sri Satguru Uday Singh Ji|
Spiritual leader attacked in Leicester
A spiritual leader was taken to hospital after being attacked in the early hours of the morning in Leicester.
Sri Satguru Uday Singh Ji, the spiritual head of the Namdhari community worldwide, was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment after the assault.
Police were called to the Gurdwara Namdhari in Linden Street, Leicester, at approximately 5.25am on Sunday August 11 following a report of an assault.
Officers attended the scene where Sri Satguru Uday Singh Ji was found to have been assaulted.
A 26-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody.
At this time police believe it was an isolated incident, which was carried out by a single person.
Investigations are ongoing and police would ask anyone who has information about the incident or was in the Linden Street area between 3am and 6am on Sunday August 11 to contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.