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Sikh arrested in Md. over ceremonial knife, not charged (access required)

CATONSVILLE — A Sikh man was recently arrested in Catonsville then released without charges for carrying a ceremonial knife for religious reasons. The Baltimore Sun reports that Harpreet Singh Khalsa was arrested Monday outside a grocery store for carrying a kirpan. The small knife is considered an instrument of social justice in the Sikh religion and is ...