Gurugram: Three arrested for chopping off Muslim youth's beard
Three persons were arrested today for allegedly assaulting, abusing, and chopping off a Muslim youth's beard at Sector 37 in Gurugram, police said. The accused were identified as Gaurav and Eklash from Uttar Pradesh and Nitin from Haryana, the police said. The incident occurred on July 31 when the accused started insulting the victim in Khandsa Mandi area.
Victim had initially ignored the religious slurs
"Jaffruddin (the victim) initially ignored the religious insults but he finally retorted. Following which, the accused persons assaulted Jaffruddin. Then they took him to a salon and chopped his beard off," Gurugram Police PRO, Subhash Bokan, said. Before leaving the salon, the three accused warned the victim with dire consequences if he approached the police, the officer said.
Victim had come to Gurugram to meet his friend
On the next day, Jaffruddin approached Sector 37 Police Station and registered a case. A native of Haryana's Mewat, Jaffruddin had come to Gurugram to meet his friend Ibrahim.