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Sikh News Funeral Pyre Prompts British Investigation (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)

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Funeral Pyre Prompts British Investigation (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
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Wed, 12 Jul 2006 23:15:54 GMT
LONDON (AP) - A Sikh man became the first person to be burned on a funeral pyre in Britain since a law was passed in 1902 against outdoor cremation, police said Wednesday. Police initially gave permission for the ceremony but have since launched an investigation into whether it violated the Cremation Act. The body of Rajpal Mehat, an illegal immigrant from India, was burned in a field in
 

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