SGPC Official ‘Diverts’ Donor’s Money To Own Account


AMRITSAR – The role of an SGPC officialhas come under scanner for allegedly depositingRs 1.5 lakh donated by a Mumbai residentto the Golden Temple in his personal account.SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said thematter was under investigation.The mattercame to light when the devotee filed a complaintwith Makkar, accusing the official dillydallyingthe issuance of a receipt for the donation.SGPC Secretary Manjit Singh said actionwould be taken if the official was foundguilty.“The inquiry has been entrusted withthe SGPC flying squad. We are scrutinisingthe account details of the official. Our aim isto find out if it really happened with badintention or the issue was just conspired tomalign the image of the official,” he said.