3 Muslim Boys Brutally Beaten Up For Not Saying ‘Jai Shri Ram’ In Gujarat’s Godhra
The six assailants threatened to kill them if they were seen in the area again.
Another day, another incident of hate and the weaponisation of “Jai Shri Ram” against Muslims. This time in Gujarat’s Godhra, three Muslim boys were allegedly thrashed by six unidentified men for refusing to say “Shri Ram“.
As per a PTI report, Siddique Bhagat, in a police complaint, claimed that six unidentified men on two motorcycles stopped his 17-year-old son Samir and his friends Salman Gheeteli and Sohail Bhagat when the trio was returning home on a motorbike on the night of August 1.
“The accused asked my son and his friends to chant ‘Shri Ram’. When the boys refused, they started thrashing them. One of them hit Samir with a bicycle chain on the forehead while another man hit Salman on the head with a blunt object,” he said.
As per the First Information Report (FIR) registered at Godhra Town police station, “Before leaving, the assailants threatened to kill them if they were seen again in the area.”
Police inspector HC Rathva told PTI, “As the victims are not in a position to speak right now, we do not have more details. We have registered an FIR against six unidentified persons.”
The boys were injured were taken to the civil hospital by some locals.