Ghaziabad, India, March 25 (KMS): A Muslim vendor was physically assaulted with sticks and rods by a Hindu mob in Nandgram’s Ghukna market, Uttar Pradesh.
Ghaziabad police have arrested six people in this regard. The video of the attack has gone viral on social media platforms.
The incident happened on Friday at around 10:00am. The victim has been identified as Danish, a resident of the Nandgram area.
“Danish, a jaggery seller, was pressurised by the men to free his horse from the cart. When he refused, they assaulted him,” the Ghaziabad police told media men.
When nearby shopkeepers came to Danish’s rescue, they were also assaulted. An FIR was lodged on the basis of Danish’s police complaint.
Six people Anupam Kaushik (22), Ashish Kaushik (19), Pravesh Kaushik (48), Sukhveer (35), Titu (38), and Ashutosh (19) have been arrested. They are all residents of the Ghukna market.
A reflex steel, steel screw, steel rod of a mike, and three bamboo sticks were recovered by the Nandgram police.