Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sikh man's hair forcibly cut

Around six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south east Delhi, police said today. 

After the incident, tension prevails in the area, with hundreds of Sikhs staging protest demanding the arrest of the accused.

The incident took place around 7.30 PM yesterday when Ranjeet Singh Thapar, who runs autorickshaw, was returning home from his work. 

Thapar, who is said to be critical, has suffered burn injuries on his chest, stomach and private parts. 

"Police have arrested one Soman Nayak in the case and a case has been registered in this regard. They are scanning the footage of CCTVs installed nearby area to identify the accused," said a senior police officer. 

Officer also said that different teams have been formed to crack the case, adding that all accused would be arrested soon. 

"When papa was returning home, around six to seven unidentified persons stopped him near a private hospital here and suddenly started thrashing him. Some minutes later, they cut his hair and then threw acid on his body," Priya, daughter of Thapar, said. 

with thanks : Business Standard : LINK : for detailed news.

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