2nd incident this month: Attacked, compelled to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ in Ranchi, say Kashmiri merchants; cops say three held

A bunch of Kashmiri merchants had been allegedly attacked and compelled to chant “Jai Shri Ram” and “Pakistan murdabad” in Ranchi’s Doranda on Saturday morning, about two weeks after the same incident was reported within the space.

Police mentioned three suspects have been arrested and an FIR has been registered over the case.

Asked whether or not any organisation was behind the assaults, Ranchi Senior Superintendent of Police Surendra Jha mentioned, “It is a matter of investigation.”

“We have formed a team to investigate why two similar incidents have occurred against Kashmiri people in the city,” the SSP mentioned. “In the current incident, three persons have been arrested.”
The criticism was filed by Rizwan Ahmad Wani, 34, who comes from J&Ok and lives in Jharkhand’s Doranda and sells winter clothes in Ranchi.

He instructed the police that he was on option to Harmu space of Ranchi when a bunch of round 25 folks surrounded him and two of his pals, additionally Kashmiris. They allegedly beat them up and compelled them to chant the slogans.

“As soon as I reached Kadru bridge a group of 25 people surrounded us and asked (three of us) to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and raise ‘Pakistan Murdabad slogans’… I was attacked on my head by a rod. I was wearing a helmet and it broke into pieces. My friends were wounded, too, and my bike was damaged. The mob also looted our belongings,” he mentioned.

Wani instructed The Indian Express, “This is the second such incident this month…We expect police to act against the culprits so that we do our business without fear. This will also instill faith in the system,” he mentioned.

On November 11, two Kashmiri merchants in Doranda had been roughed up and had been allegedly compelled to chant “Jai Shri Ram” and “Pakistan murdabad”.

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