Two men from Rugby among 55 arrested at Leamington Gurdwara Temple

The incident occurred at the Sikh Temple in Leamington yesterday.
The incident occurred at the Sikh Temple in Leamington yesterday.

Police have revealed that two Rugby men were arrested in an incident at the Gurdwara Temple in Leamington yesterday (Sunday).

A 20-year-old male and a 28-year-old male, both from Rugby, were among the 55 men taken into custody.

Nearly all of those arrested over the incident at the Leamington Gurdwara yesterday (Sunday) have been released on bail.

The 55 men were arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass after armed police broke up a protest over a mixed marriage at the Sikh temple.

Today (Monday), 54 of them have been released on bail until October while investigations continued.

Fifty-five males, aged between 17 and 39, were arrested following the incident at the Gurdwara on Tachbrook Drive yesterday morning (Sunday, September 11). One man, a 30-year-old from Derby, remains in police custody.

One man, aged 39, from Birmingham, was also arrested on suspicion of causing racially aggravated fear or provocation of violence by words. This relates to an incident that occurred at Leamington Police Station at 8.30pm on Sunday (September 11).