UP Youths Pull Muslim Cleric’s Beard, ‘Force’ Him to Chant ‘Jai Shree Ram’; 12 Booked
Police have booked nearly 12 youths for allegedly pulling the beard of a Muslim cleric and forcing him to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’.…
Citing the cleric’s complaint, the SP said Imam Imlaq-ur-Rehman, a Muzaffarnagar resident, was going to his village on his motorcycle yesterday, when nearly 12 youngsters accosted him, beat him up and also pulled his beard. The Imam claimed he was also forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, the SP said.
The cleric said he was rescued by two people of his village when he raised an alarm, added SP Pandey. The complainant also said the youths told him to come to the village, only after shaving off his beard.…
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