Viral TikTok Video From Amritsar Leads To Police Investigation


Viral TikTok Video Amritsar: On the complaint from the members of Ambala-based Youth Khalsa Welfare (YKW) organisation has been registered with the Punjab Police.  The FIR was recorded on Wednesday against TikTok user Akansha Thakur. She is accused of allegedly hurting religious sentiments after posting a dance video to a Punjabi song inside the complex of Darbar Sahib, Amritsar.

The complainant demanded action against the accused and in the police complaint stated, “Gurdwara Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar, is the supreme religious place of Sikhs and every day lakhs of people pay obeisance there. Gurbani is recited in the complex for around 18 hours a day. The TikTok user has hurt the religious sentiments of the Sikhs by making a dance video inside the complex on a Punjabi song. The accused user should be booked for hurting sentiments and for posting this video on the internet.”

YKW members who lodged the complaint include Harjap Singh, Satwant Singh, Karanjot Singh, Yadwinder Singh, Sukhpreet Singh, Damanpreet Singh, Gurpreet Singh and Onkar Singh.

“We have registered a DDR on this complaint and the matter has been forwarded to the deputy district attorney for a legal opinion. He has been provided with a TikTok video in which a girl is seen dancing inside the Golden Temple. The occurrence of the alleged crime is Amritsar and after receiving the legal opinion, a zero FIR will be registered in Ambala and the case will be shifted to Amritsar police. The identity of TikTok user is Akansha Thakur and her location is a matter of cyber cell enquiry,” said inspector Narender Singh, SHO, Ambala Cantonment police station.

This not the first time that the police have been asked to get involved with this kind of incident. Check out our previous story about two men who were charged for the same thing here:

Two Men Arrested For Dancing To Punjabi Songs For TikTok Video At Golden Temple Complex


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