‘Do You Have Any Muslim Employee?’ Karachi Bakery’s Manager Recalls Terrifying Encounter With Goons
“Are you Hindu or Muslim? Do you have any Muslim employee? What is your connection with Pakistan?” These were some of the questions that a group of 15 to 20 unidentified men fired at the manager of a Karachi Bakery outlet in Bengaluru.
“These people were not educated. I tried to explain to them that we are 100 percent Indian, but they did not want to listen,” the manager, speaking on condition that his name not appear, told HuffPost India over the phone. “I tried to explain to them the history of the bakery, how it got its name, the family structure, but they did not want to listen. They only wanted to abuse. They only wanted to talk about religion,” he said.…
The men harassed them for 30 to 45 minutes and then covered up the board that says Karachi Bakery with a white cloth, the manager said. “They did not want it to be hidden. They wanted to smash it,” he said.…
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