Written by Asad Rehman
| Lucknow |
Revealed: July 18, 2020 5: 25: 02 am
“All arrested persons claim that they are members of the a connected outfit — Vishwa Hindu Sena Sangathan. Pathak is absconding… Those arrested are Santosh Pandey, Raju Yadav, Amit Dubey and Ashish Mitra,” SP (Varanasi Metropolis) Vikas Chandra Tripathi instructed The Indian Enlighten.
The Varanasi police Friday arrested four persons after a video surfaced on social media purportedly showing a Nepalese citizen, whose head became as soon as tonsured and ‘Jai Shri Ram” inscribed on it, being forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and slogans in opposition to Nepal High Minister Okay P Sharma Oli.
An FIR lodged at Bhelupur police scheme named Arun Pathak, linked to Vishwa Hindu Sena Sangathan, as the principle accused. “All arrested persons claim that they are members of the a connected outfit — Vishwa Hindu Sena Sangathan. Pathak is absconding… Those arrested are Santosh Pandey, Raju Yadav, Amit Dubey and Ashish Mitra,” SP (Varanasi Metropolis) Vikas Chandra Tripathi instructed The Indian Enlighten.
“There are three others who had been half of the group that shaved the man’s head,” added Tripathi.
The accused secure been booked below sections of the IPC pertaining to to public mischief, defiling scheme of treasure with intent to insult faith, and Allotment 67 of the IT Act. Later, they added two extra sections—one for prison conspiracy and varied for promoting communal enmity and relevant sections of the Felony Regulation Amendment Act.
Sources mentioned the Nepal embassy had raised the mission with Indian authorities, on the reveal and central levels after the video went viral on social media.
A assertion issued by UP DGP’s scheme of job mentioned instructions had been issued to senior policemen in Varanasi to rob strict action.
Within the video, the unidentified man is seen sitting end to a river and purportedly being forced to shout slogans in opposition to Nepal and its PM Oli. He’s furthermore made to praise India for offering “livelihood alternatives to Nepal nationals.”
The criticism, registered by the police after the video went viral, mentioned, “Within the video, a particular person is also seen with his head shaved. Within the (Facebook) post, it is written that heads of Nepalese other folks wants to be shaved and ‘Jai Shri Ram’ be written on them in narrate that no Oli can secure the braveness to claim one thing else about Lord Ram.”
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