Ghaziabad: A Muslim child was mercilessly beaten by a man for drinking water inside a temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad. The disturbing video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
In the video, the accused, identified as Shringi Nandan Yadav can be seen asking the child’s name, to which the child replies ‘Asif’.
In no time, the accused is seen brutally beating the child and twisting his hand for just drinking water inside a temple.
उपरोक्त वीडियो का तत्काल संज्ञान लेकर टीम गठित कर मार पिटाई करने वाले व्यक्ति- श्रृंगी नंदन यादव पुत्र अश्वनी कुमार यादव निवासी गोपालपुर थाना संवारा भागलपुर बिहार को हिरासत में लिया गया एवं मुकदमा पंजीकरण/वैधानिक कार्रवाई संबंधी प्रक्रिया प्रचलित की गई pic.twitter.com/MVEXfqwnJ6
— GHAZIABAD POLICE (@ghaziabadpolice) March 12, 2021
Meanwhile, Ghaziabad police have arrested Yadav in connection with the incident.
According to the Police, Shringi Nandan Yadav is a resident of Bhagalpur in Bihar. The police have taken Yadav into custody and a case has been registered against him.
As the video went viral on social media sites, netizens have condemned the ‘inhuman incident’ and demanded strict action against the accused.
What kind of sick person you have to be to mercilessly assault a child? His fault was that he went to drink water in temple. Hope @ghaziabadpolice arrest this sick man! He’s a danger to society! https://t.co/2PuYCHhQlH
— Rifat Jawaid (@RifatJawaid) March 12, 2021
— Mohammed Zubair (@zoo_bear) March 12, 2021
The sanghi mercilessly beat a child who drank water at a temple because he was a Muslim.
Next time you tell me “we must have dialogues with these sanghis”, pls note that I’ll be happy to do so only while the perp is strapped to a guerney in a jail cell with a needle up his arm.
— Saket Gokhale (@SaketGokhale) March 13, 2021
The user, reacting to the tweet said: “First, a Muslim is lynched over beef, then over Jai Shri Ram slogan.”