London: A 25-year-old Sikh man, Gurpreet Singh, faces charges after stabbing two individuals at a Southall community event in London. Charges include attempted grievous bodily harm, GBH with intent, affray, threats with a bladed article, and possession of a bladed article.
Singh is in custody, set to appear at Isleworth Crown Court on September 14. The incident occurred during an Indian Independence Day event, involving clashes between pro-Khalistani extremists and police.
Metropolitan Police Superintendent Sean Lynch expressed concern but noted most of the event was peaceful. A second man was arrested and released on bail. A police officer sustained a minor cut.
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