Leicester

Sikh temple attack: Man charged with attempted murder

A 26-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder of a Sikh spiritual leader in Leicester.

Sri Satguru Uday Singh Ji, described by police as worldwide spiritual head of the Namdhari community, was attacked at the Gurdwara Namdhari Temple in Linden Street, Spinney Hill, early on Sunday.

He was treated at the Leicester Royal Infirmary for injuries and later discharged.

The suspect will appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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