A 60-year-old man was assaulted and paraded on a donkey after his face was blackened by the native residents of Aksa village in Badaun district. Police have arrested two folks on this connection.
The incident happened within the Bisauli police station space on December 29.
Police have recognized the sufferer as Baddan Ali (60), a local of Aksa village, and are but to search out out the explanation behind the assault.
A video of the incident went viral on Thursday the place Ali is seen sitting on a donkey along with his face blackened, whereas a crowd is seen asking him questions.
Police mentioned Ali was initially accused of harassing a lady. But no such criticism has been acquired, they added.
“The incident happened on December 29. The next day, we got a complaint against four people and lodged a case in this connection. In his complaint, the victim has alleged that he was humiliated, abused, beaten up, and paraded with his face blackened in the village by a group of people led by Vipin, Suresh, Vijendra and Madanlal. The complainant has not stated why he was assaulted. The accused are in their thirties,” mentioned Bisauli police station SHO Rajeev Sharma. He added that Vijendra and Madanlal have been arrested.
The case has been lodged beneath IPC sections 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 504 (Intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace), 506 (felony intimidation) and 452 (House-trespass after preparation for damage, assault or wrongful restraint). Apart from the 4 named accused, police have additionally lodged the case towards unidentified individuals.
“During the probe, it will become clear who all were involved in the assault,” mentioned the SHO.
“Vijendra and Madanlal were arrested on Wednesday. They told us that they had beaten up Ali as he teased a woman. But no such complaint has been received by us till date. They have been sent to jail,” mentioned Sharma.
He added that the opposite two accused are absconding. “They will be arrested soon,” Sharma mentioned.