An old crime was highlighted after a video that went viral on the social media showing four men being beaten by locals of Chainpura in Ajmer district of Rajasthan. The 50-seconder video shows 3-4 people belonging to the Sikh community being thrashed by the mob. The incident which got highlighted after the video went viral is almost month-and-a-half old.

Commenting on the matter, Jasbir Singh, Chairman of State Minorities Commission said, “The matter has come into my notice. The incident location was unidentified. In fact, I got a vehicle number traced and found that the incident happened somewhere in Ajmer”.

“I have asked the Ajmer police administration to check the matter. A factual report has been sought within 10 days”, he added.

Following the matter, Rajasthan State Commission for Minorities has also sought a factual report of the matter.

Further disclosing the matter, the police official said that the 4 Sikh men had come to the village to collect donations. However, the locals started beating them, alleging that they molested a women residing in the Chainpur village.

However, the police claimed that the Sikh men were not found involved in molestation and were asked to file a cross FIR but they did not lodged any complaint.

Meanwhile, confirming the incident, Laxman Ram, SHO Nasirabad Sadar said that post the matter, sarpanch of Chainpura had lodged a complaint against the 4 men following which they were arrested and released later on bail.

First Published | 26 May 2017 9:21 AM
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