Watch | Sikh men abused and thrashed by mob in Rajasthan, video goes viral
The Rajasthan Police has assured that legal action was taken by the local cops at the time when Sikh men were allegedly beaten up by local residents of Chainpura in Ajmer district.
Senior police officer of Rajasthan, Rajendra Singh Rathore said, “A video went viral following which the incident was reported. This happened around one month back and at the time, the police reached the spot to take control of situation and necessary action was taken.”
In a 51-second video, four members of Sikh community were seen being abused and thrashed by a mob as people witnessing the incident filmed the entire episode. According to reports, the four Sikh men to from Alwar district had visited the village to collect donation. The local residents then beat them up alleging that they molested their women.
3 Sikh Sewadars mercilessly beaten in Rajasthan, villagers labelled them as child kidnapper when they were asking directions (abusive audio) pic.twitter.com/8mDkLfIELy
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Those involved in the assault were arrested under the Indian Penal Code section 151 (knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse).
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