Jharkhand, August 2: Yet again a case of moral policing and mob justice was witnessed in Jharkhand’s Bokaro where a man was brutally thrashed and stripped by an angry mob after he was found with a girl belonging to other religion.
The incident took place on Tuesday in which the victim identified as Mohammed Shakir sustained critical injuries after he was assaulted by a mob in Bokaro’s Kathara area, India Today reported.
The entire scenario was even captured by the mob which is going viral on social media.
HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED:
Several locals found Shakir, who is said to be employed with Pragya Center, in an objectionable position with a woman inside the office.
Subsequently, over a dozen people gathered at the spot and thrashed Shakir out of the office. Then he was stripped and taken around the market area in naked condition.
Shakir was then beaten up mercilessly. The police had a difficult time controlling the unruly mob and moving Shakir out to a local hospital. Doctors stated that he has sustained some internal injuries.
The police have filed a FIR and arrested a local Mantu Yadav. More arrests are likely to be made on the basis of the video.
Tension prevails in the area after the incident. A heavy police personnel has been pressed into the area to prevent the situation from getting worse.