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Sikh guardsman tests positive for cocaine, could be expelled from UK Army

Charanpreet Singh Lall (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

A 22-year-old Sikh soldier could be expelled from the UK Army after he was tested positive for cocaine, according to a media report. Charanpreet Singh Lall, who created history by becoming the first to wear a turban during an annual parade to mark British Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday ceremony, is believed to have failed a random blood test. Insiders told The Sun that Lall registered “high levels” of cocaine. “Guardsman Lall has been discussing it openly in the barracks. The Guards carry out public duties at the Palace, it’s disgraceful behaviour,” a source was quoted as saying. Regarding Lall’s future…

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