Muslim Cab Driver Beaten Up In Thane, Asked To Chant Jai Shri Ram

Faizal told police that while returning, he got into a quarrel with four or five men, who were in an inebriated state, and they beat him up.

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Muslim Cab Driver Beaten Up In Thane, Asked To Chant Jai Shri Ram

Faizal told police that he got into a quarrel with men, who were in an inebriated state.


Thane: 

Three men have been arrested by police here in Maharashtra for allegedly beating up a Muslim cab driver and later asking him to chant ''Jai Shri Ram''.

A case under IPC sections 295 (hurting religious sentiments) and 392 (robbery) was registered by Mumbai police, said Deputy Commissioner of Police S S Burse.

According to the complainant, Faizal, who drives a cab for an online aggregator, he took some passengers to Diva town in the district Saturday night, the officer said.

Faizal told police that while returning, he got into a quarrel with four or five men, who were in an inebriated state, and they beat him up.

When the accused realized that he was a Muslim, they asked him to say ''Jai Shri Ram''.

Three men have been arrested and a search is on to nab the other accused, another police official said, without revealing the arrested men's names.



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