Sikh leader attack: Harjit Singh Toor faces retrial

Sri Satguru Uday Singh Ji Sri Satguru Uday Singh Ji was attacked at the Gurdwara Namdhari Temple in Leicester

The man accused of the attempted murder of a Sikh spiritual leader is to face a retrial.

Harjit Singh Toor, 27, from Oadby in Leicestershire, attacked Sri Satguru Uday Singh Ji with an axe at a Leicester temple in August 2013.

Mr Toor admitted wounding but denied the more serious charge and earlier this month a jury at Birmingham Crown Court failed to reach a verdict.

The retrial is due to start at the end of next month.

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