Sikh Family Denied Entry to Olympics

A Sikh family say there were denied entry to an Olympic football match in Coventry because they were carrying a Kirpan- a small religious knife.

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Sikh family denied entry to Olympic event

A Sikh family are upset after being denied entry to an Olympic event in Coventry because one of them was carrying a small religious knife.

Dalwinder Singh Sandhu had planned to attend the football matches involving Japan, Honduras, Senegal and the United Arab Emirates yesterday but when he turned up with his wife and two children, he was refused entry by security staff.

Central Tonight has asked the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games for an intereview. They told us they were investigating this complaint and would release a statement this afternoon.

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