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
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