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Three Muslim clerics assaulted on train in Uttar Pradesh

The three Muslim clerics had boarded the passenger train in Delhi on Wednesday. They were on their way to Baghpat.

india Updated: Nov 23, 2017 13:58 IST
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The ‘maulvis’ and their supporters filed a complaint at Baghpat Kotwali police station.(HT File Photo)

Three Muslim clerics were allegedly beaten up by unidentified persons in a moving train here leaving them injured, police said on Thursday.

The ‘maulvis’, who boarded a passenger train at Delhi on Wednesday night, were on their way to their village in Baghpat when they had a tiff with some youth who allegedly beat them up, SP Baghpat Jaiprakash Singh said.

The victims and some of their supporters later got down at Amhaida station and lodged a protest against the incident and a case was registered against six unidentified persons at the Baghpat Kotwali police station, he said.

It has also been alleged that the three ‘maulvis’ — Gulzar, Israr and Abrar — were pushed out of the train, but the police did not confirm it.

Baghpat Kotwali incharge B Kumar said that the case was being transferred to the Railway police.

First Published: Nov 23, 2017 12:58 IST