Muslim radicals lynch Dalit for wearing ‘Pathani suit’, threaten to kill him if he dared to wear it again!
While brutally beating up the victim, the accused duo threatened the Dalit youth saying, “You belong to lower caste and should not wear a pathani.”
Two Muslims were booked for attacking a Dalit man for wearing a ‘pathani’ suit in Gandhidham town of Kutch district on Tuesday.
The incident came to light after Times of India published a report on Wednesday.
Police have reportedly booked Amjad Pathan and Azgar Pathan for beating up Jayanti Bhati (27), a truck driver, on the afternoon of November 26 near Green Palace hotel in Gandhidham.
According to a report published in the Times of India, when Jayanti Bhati was having tea near the hotel, the accused came on a motorbike and started abusing the victim. They asked Bhati as to why was he wearing a ‘pathani’ suit.
One of the accused removed the ‘pathani’ suit from behind and covered Bhati’s face and both of them brutally beat him.
The accused also threatened him saying, “You belong to lower caste and should not wear a pathani.” According to the report, the Muslim youth further threatened to kill Bhati if he dared to wear a ‘pathani’ again.
After this incident, Bhati filed a complaint with the A Division police station of Gandhidham. An FIR was lodged against the accused under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocity) Act, assault and criminal intimidation. Both the accused are yet to be arrested.