Four accused have been arrested for entering into a Harijan colony in Sarai Kale Khan, Delhi, for assaulting Dalits by a Muslim mob. In this area of south-east Delhi, all the ruckus began on Saturday (March 20, 2021) after the marriage of a Dalit youth and a Muslim girl. Police have arrested Farman (20), Shahrukh (23), Hasan Ali (21) and Raja (19) in this case.
All the accused are neighbors or relatives among themselves. Police say the girl’s family became furious due to the wedding and attacked her along with neighbors and relatives. The married couple is currently in Ghaziabad. Many were injured in the attack by the Muslim mob. The incident occurred at 10–11 am. In the CCTV footage, the accused can be seen entering a Dalit colony and breaking the pot and coolers.
Local women said that people were killed in the street and vandalized. He told that the policemen were standing and watching the Muslim crowd threatening that they would pick up your girls. The women also said that the policemen had been bought by the accused. The accused had a sword in their hands. The women said that they told the policemen to take them along, they would fight against the accused.
The women said, “We are ready to go.” Children and women have also been killed here. The police are not catching them. The accused had sword and knife in their hands. We climbed the children to the terrace. The girls hid in the house. The Muslim girl he married has no objection. They have entered the house and killed us. Raiders he said That this time you will not play Holi, we will play Holi for the blood of Hindus. ”
The local Dalit women expressed fear that if the men of their house would go to office or if the children would go to school, then these people could do anything with them. At the same time, the Muslim crowd has also been accused of using casteist words. According to the women, the accused were saying, “Our girl will not go to the toilet cleaners.” He told that even the small girls did not leave and tore their clothes. He was killed by holding his hair.
– Falana Dikhana (@FDikhana) March 21, 2021
The accused broke the bikes and bicycles kept in the locality. At the same time, by beating the doors of people loudly, they scared them. He used an iron rod to break the trains. DCP RP Meena said that a phone call came after the incident at the police station. Police said that the boy and the girl getting married are adults. The boy’s mother said that if his son had the same wish, he would have no problem.
45 year old woman named Saroj told That when more than 25 accused came, she was standing at the door. The accused hit her with something and she fell unconscious there. His daughter came there and saved him. The woman reported that the Muslim mob was abusing, using derogatory racist words. The victims said they mostly identify the accused. The accused also threatened to kill him.
Four men – Farman, Shahrukh, Hasan Ali and Raza Ahmed – have been arrested in the case of attack on a family in the aftermath of an interfaith marriage. Sumit married Khushi Ahmed on March 14. Khushi’s brother, Farman & others raided Sumit’s house and went on a rampage last night. pic.twitter.com/03pchuOOBr
– Raj Shekhar Jha (@rajshekharTOI) March 21, 2021
A Dalit youth living in Sarai Kale Khan had a love affair with a Muslim girl. According to local people, the young man had secretly married a young woman about six months ago. But a few days ago, the Muslim family had decided the marriage of the woman from another person. Going against her family, the girl took refuge in the law and after recording her statement at Sunlight Colony police station two days earlier, she went to her house with a Dalit youth.