22-year-old Delhi man thrashed over suspicion of trying to steal buffaloes

New Delhi: A group of around 10 people allegedly thrashed a 22-year-old man on suspicion that he was a cattle thief in south Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan area, the police said.

Representational image.

Representational image.

Iftikaar Alam was passing through the area in a pick-up truck on 7 July when a concrete mixer truck blocked its way. When Alam got down to see if anyone was there in the truck, some 8 to 10 men surrounded him, the police said.

Sensing danger, the driver of the truck fled the spot, but the men caught hold of Alam and beat him up. They even made some remarks about his religion, the police said.

Locals residents told the police that Alam was a buffalo thief and that they had seen him near their animals. Alam told the police that he he had seen some buffaloes tied nearby.

The matter was settled amicably after Alam's employers arrived there and told the men he was their employee.

However, a case was registered in the matter after Alam's brother approached the police around after 36 hours. Alam alleged that the police had earlier refused to register a case. The police said he had earlier denied medical examination.


Updated Date: Jul 10, 2017 10:57 AM

Also Watch

Social Media Star: Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Grover reveal how they handle selfies, trolls and broccoli
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 It's a Wrap: Soorma star Diljit Dosanjh and Hockey legend Sandeep Singh in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 Watch: Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh defies decades of prejudice by taking out baraat in Thakur-dominated Nizampur village
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in village
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 Maurizio Sarri, named as new Chelsea manager, is owner Roman Abramovich's latest gamble in quest for 'perfect football'

Also See