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27 more charged in connection with April brawl at Sikh temple in Greenwood

45 total have been charged in the brawl
27 more charged in Greenwood temple brawl
27 more charged in Greenwood temple brawl
Posted at 4:44 PM, Sep 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 16:44:51-04

GREENWOOD, Ind. -- The Johnson County Prosecutor's Office has charged 27 additional people in connection with the April brawl at a Sikh temple in Greenwood.

The new charges come four months after the April 15 fight that injured nine people at the temple in the 1000 block of Graham Road. The prosecutor's office charged 18 people back in July, bringing the new total to 45 people charged. 

READ | Sikh members claim 'hostile takeover' led to April fight at Greenwood temple

Some members of the congregation described the fight as a "hostile takeover" that ended with a new group of people in power. 




After reviewing multiple surveillance videos, taken from various angles, cell phone video and audio recording of the incident, police were able to identify an additional 27 people they believe took part in the fight. 

READ | Large fight at Sikh temple leaves multiple people injured

The 27 new people charged with disorderly conduct and have been identified as:

  1. Paramjit Singh
  2. Daljit Singh Dhaliwal
  3. Davinder Singh Nijar
  4. Pritplal Nijjar
  5. Gurdip Nijar
  6. Amrinder Singh Rattol
  7. Amrik Singh Grewel
  8. Accharjeet Singh
  9. Sarbjit Singh Randhawa
  10. Palwinder Singh
  11. Surinder Singh
  12. Mukhtiar Singh Badyal
  13. Jatinder Athwal
  14. Kuldip Singh
  15. Harjit Singh Aujila
  16. Baljit Singh Boparai
  17. Harpreet Singh sahota
  18. Majit Singh Mann
  19. Amrik Singh Bal
  20. Gurjit Singh Dhaliwal
  21. Simran Kaur
  22. Harjinder Singh
  23. Jamsher Singh
  24. Kulwinder Singh Randhawa
  25. Lakhvir Singh
  26. Amarjit Singh
  27. Gurinder Singh Rana

The initial 18 people were charged with disorderly conduct, but two of them were also charged with battery resulting in bodily injury because they used mace and a board with nails in it during the fight. 

All those injured in the fight were treated and released from local hospitals.

The prosecutor says those charged in the fight could face up to a year in jail plus up to a $1,000 fine.





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